Cops seek suspect in armed robbery at Castle Hill Avenue Carvel shop

Police are looking for the brazen ice cream shop robber who asked for a cone, then whipped out a gun.

Police are looking for the brazen ice cream

Police are looking for the brazen ice cream shop robber who asked for a cone, then whipped out a gun.

THE BRONX - Police are looking for the brazen ice cream shop robber who asked for a cone, then whipped out a gun.

It happened at a Carvel shop on Castle Hill Avenue in the Unionport area Thursday night. Police say the incident was caught on surveillance video.

In the video, the suspect is seen paying for his cone. Police say he then pulled out a gun, demanded money from the worker and ran out of the shop with the cash.

Police say their suspect is a Hispanic man who is about 25 years old. He stands at 5 foot 9 inches tall, weighs around 150 pounds, may have facial hair and appears to have a tattoo on his right arm.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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