Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating three individuals wanted in connection with an attempted robbery in Springfield Gardens on May 26.
Just before 3 p.m., one of three individuals entered a 7-Eleven, located at 224-01 Merrick Blvd., approached the 21-year-old clerk and demanded money. The suspect displayed a silver firearm and discharged one round, which hit a wall. The other two individuals acted as lookouts and all three men fled the location eastbound on Merrick Boulevard. No injuries were reported during the incident and no money was taken.
The first suspect is described as a black man between the ages of 25 and 30 years with a dark complexion who was last seen wearing a red shirt, red sneakers, red hat and blue jeans. The second individual is a black man believed to be between the ages of 45 and 50 years with a medium complexion who was last seen wearing a black jacket with a red strip down the arms, black sweat pants and black sneakers. And the third suspect is described as a black man who is approximately 45 years old with a dark complexion. He was last seen wearing a green vest, brown boots, black shorts and a black hat.