Man robs bodega clerk at gunpoint over 1 cigarette

A man robbed a Bronx bodega clerk in exchange for one cigarette, according to police. The incident happened on Jan. 3 inside a grocery store

A man robbed a Bronx  bodega clerk in exchange for one cigarette, according to police.

A man robbed a Bronx bodega clerk in exchange for one cigarette, according to police. (1/12/17)

THE BRONX - A man robbed a Bronx  bodega clerk in exchange for one cigarette, according to police. 
The incident happened on Jan. 3 inside a grocery store on East Tremont Avenue.

Police say the suspect got into a verbal dispute with two men inside the store, which spilled out onto the street and became physical. 

After the fight, police say the suspect walked back inside of the store armed with a gun and demanded the clerk to give him a single cigarette. 

The clerk handed over a cigarette, and the suspect ran away.

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

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