Robber Cuts Hole Through Roof of Queens Dollar Store, Steals $3,000

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    Authorities are looking for the robber who cut a hole in the roof of a dollar store in Queens and stole nearly $3,000 from the register before running off.

    Police say the suspect entered the 99 Cent Dream Store on Merrick Boulevard in Laurelton early Saturday before it opened and took the money. 

    No injuries were reported.

    Police released a surveillance image of the suspect (above). 

    Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.

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