Man gets away with over $1,000 in gunpoint robbery in the Bronx

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CLAREMONT, the Bronx — Authorities are searching for the man accused of robbing a deli in the Bronx last Monday.

On June 18 around 12:36 p.m., a man entered the Savemore deli and grocery at 1363 Webster Ave in Claremont and went behind the counter area, police said.

He displayed a handgun and demanded cash from the 53-year-old store worker, said cops.

The victim complied, and the thief got fled with $1,350 and the employee’s iPhone 5, said police.

No shots were fired and no injuries were reported.

The man was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt with “Jordan” printed on it.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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