North Bellmore 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

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The North Bellmore 7-Eleven on Jerusalem Avenue was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, and police are searching for the suspect.

According to Nassau County police, at 3 a.m., a black male entered the convenience store, brandishing a handgun, and demanded cash from the register. The 25-year-old male clerk complied, and the suspect fled on foot eastbound on Jerusalem Avenue, with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police described the suspect as in his 20s, weighing approximately 170 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black sneakers with a white stripe and a light colored bandana over his face.

Anyone with information on the crime are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

- Erik Hawkins