Gunman, Partner Sought

Who were those masked men headed west?

Riverhead Town police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a pair of men believed to have held up Mobil gas stations in Riverhead and Calverton back in February.

A series of images pulled from surveillance video show two men — one wearing a skull mask and brandishing what appears to be a hand gun — robbing a Mobil gas station located on Old Country Road in Riverhead at about 7:30 PM on February 24. Police believe the pair hit another location, on Middle Country Road in Calverton, about 13 minutes later. The pair made off with cash and cigarettes, according to published reports.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5000 for information leading to an arrest in the case.

Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637), or by email at You can also call the Riverhead Police Department at 631-727-4500. All calls, text messages, and emails will be kept confidential.

For video of this incident, go to and click on the link for Wanted for Robbery, CC#18004221.

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