At 8:20 p.m. on Halloween night, a man walked into a Subway sandwich shop located at 455 East 116 Street, brandished a handgun, and demanded money from the store clerk.
The suspect removed an undetermined amount of money before fleeing the scene.
There were no injuries reported in the incident. The suspect has been described as a black male wearing a dark-colored, hooded sweatshirt.
Anybody with information has been asked to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.NYPDCrimeStoppers.com or by texting 274637[CRIMES] and entering TIP577.