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Cops: Armed robbery reported at Riverhead gas station


An armed robbery was reported Tuesday morning at Mobile gas station on Route 58 in Riverhead and police are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect, according to a press release.

A store clerk called 911 shortly before 2:20 a.m. and reported a black man had entered the store, located at 1575 Old Country Road, robbed him at gunpoint and stole money from the cash register, Riverhead Town police said.

Police are also investigating other robberies in the area. Most recently, an employee at M&G Deli in Riverhead contacted police Feb. 26 and reported two men wearing ski masks entered the store, displayed a hang gun and demanded money, officials said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Riverhead Police Department at 631-727-4500. Police said all calls will remain confidential.