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WATCH: Robber Sprays Lighter Fluid at Queens Cashier



    (Published Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013)

    Police are looking for a man who was caught on camera spraying lighter fluid at a cashier before robbing a check-cashing business in Queens Sunday.

    The robber went into the ATN Financial Services on Corona Avenue in Corona about 2:30 a.m., according to the NYPD. Once he gets to the counter, he can be seen spraying lighter fluid through a teller’s window and demanding money from the cashier.

    After he got an undetermined amount of cash, the robber left the store. The cashier wasn’t injured in the robbery.

    If you have information contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 or

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