Riverhead Police: Knife-Wielding Man Robs Sunglass Hut

Riverhead police report that Sunglass Hut at the Tanger Outlets was robbed on Tuesday afternoon by a man with a knife.

An employee called 911 at 1:56 p.m. to report the crime. Police officers arrived and learned that a white male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses displayed a knife and demanded money from the cash register. Am employee handed over an undetermined amount of money, and then the robber fled on foot toward the parking lot, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Riverhead police at 631-727-4500 extention 321.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of us to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest. Call 1-800-220-TIPS.

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