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Cops: Armed Robbers Hold Up CVS

Police said suspects demanded safe be opened at gunpoint.

Two masked, armed robbers held up a Riverhead CVS early Monday morning, police said.

Riverhead police responded to a report of a robbery at 3:37 a.m. Monday at the CVS located at 1140 Old Country Road.

According to police, responding units were told by employees that two male suspects entered the store, one displaying an unknown type of handgun, demanding cash.

The two suspects allegedly forced an employee to open the store safe and then fled on foot in a westerly direction with an undetemined amount of money. 

The two suspects were described as wearing hooded sweatshirts, masks and gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Riverhead detective division at 631-727-4500 ext. 289.

MARK TUTHILL January 14, 2013 at 02:39 PM
WHAT IS GOING ON HERE. RIVERHEAD IS QUICKLY BECOMING HEMPSTED. LOOKS LIKE ITS TIME TO LEAVE AND TAKE MY $12,000 YEARLY TAX BILL ALONG.
charles rimicci January 14, 2013 at 03:30 PM
it sure is going down hlll that is why the town supervisor is running for office elsewhere
oh yeah January 14, 2013 at 06:09 PM
Don't worry, as soon as firearms are banned, they'll come to your house instead........
Dennis January 14, 2013 at 06:32 PM
BINGO!
sandra richards January 14, 2013 at 07:46 PM
I don't know but I'm getting scared to leave my house any time of the day. It's like of the thugs got together and decided to go on a rampage!
Skrsnak January 21, 2013 at 03:38 AM
Why is it open at 3:30 am ?!?!!?

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