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Cops: Knifepoint robbery reported at Subway in Wading River

A man armed with a knife robbed Subway in Wading River Wednesday night and Riverhead Town police are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect, according to a press release.

A store employee reported around 9 p.m. an unknown male entered the restaurant — located at 6302 Route 25A — displayed a knife and demanded money, police said.

The suspect — who was described as a white male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, sunglasses, dark pants and gloves — was given cash and fled, 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.