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Police: Suspect wanted for robbing Hunts Point pizzeria workers at gunpoint

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Police are searching for the suspect responsible for robbing employees at a Bronx pizzeria at gunpoint.

Officials say Fratilli's Pizza workers were robbed at gunpoint about a week ago.

In surveillance video released by police, a suspect is seen walking into the eatery just before 8 p.m. on Oct. 18 on Hunts Point Avenue. 

Once inside, the man displayed a handgun and demand cash from the employees. The cashier then closed the cash register as a customer stands at the counter. The suspect then grabs about $15 in tip money off the counter top and runs.

The man is described as between 20 to 25 years old, about 5 foot 7 inches and was last spotted wearing sunglasses, a hooded black jacket and black pants. 

The restaurant workers didn't report knowing or recognizing the man as a former or current customer, according to police.  

Police say the suspect fled towards Drake Street.

The investigation is ongoing.

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