Man Asks for Gatorade, Then Pulls Gun at Queens Gas Station: NYPD

Police are searching for the man seen in surveillance video pulling a gun on a Queens gas station employee.

The suspect went into the Middle Village gas station on Cooper Avenue last month and asked for a sports drink. When a 58-year-old employee reached for a Gatorade, the man took out a gun and demanded cash.

Video shows the employee turning to a cooler as the suspect comes up from behind him pointing a gun. He then pushes him against a counter.

The employee handed over $1,000 in cash.

Police said the suspect is believed to be in his 40s.

The NYPD asks anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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