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Suffolk County Police - Headquarters
Tuesday October 15th, 2019 :: 09:00 a.m. EDT


Armed Man Steals Car from Woman in Parking Lot of Supermarket

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of a Lake Grove supermarket night.
Fourth Precinct officers responded to the parking lot of Whole Foods, located at 120 New Moriches Road, after Stephanie Rodriguez reported her car was stolen at gunpoint at approximately 10:38 p.m.
Rodriguez was sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked 2008 Chrysler Seebring when a man approached the vehicle and asked her for directions. The man then pointed a handgun at Rodriguez and told her to exit the vehicle. Rodriguez exited the Chrysler and the man got into the driver’s seat and drove away.  Rodriguez, 23, of Lake Grove, was not injured.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on the robbery to contact the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452 or Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
Authority:       Geraldine Hart, Commissioner    19-578671
                 Suffolk County Police Department     JM/0150

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