Police seek ‘skull tattoo’ suspect in April robbery at Medford Petland Discounts

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SUFFOLK COUNTY— Police are hoping a man’s distinctive skull tattoo will lead to his arrest in the April robbery of a Long Island pet store.

About 4:15 p.m.  April 21, police said the man entered Petland Discounts at 2799 Route 1 in Medford. He pushed an employee while flashing a gun and demanding cash, police reported.

After the employee handed over money from the register, the suspect pulled down a rack of shelves and fled, police said.

The unshaven robber was described as a thin white man standing about 5 feet 10 inches, wearing a black baseball cap with a black “A” on the front with white trim. He has a distinctive skull tattoo behind his left ear, police said.

There is a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the suspect’s arrest. Contact Suffolk Country Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.