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Cops: Man robbed of cash after making ATM withdrawal

Police are searching for two people in connection with a robbery in the parking lot of a West Main Street bank late...

Store employee robbed in gunpoint carjacking on Route 58 early Sunday morning

A 22-year-old female employee at TJ Maxx in Riverhead had her car and belongings stolen at gunpoint early this morning.

Man attacked and robbed by three assailants on Railroad Avenue Friday night

A man walking home on Railroad Avenue Friday night was attacked by three men, struck ini the face with a metal baseball bat and robbed of his wallet, containing cash and personal papers. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Riverhead Police Department at (631)727-4500.

Police seek three suspects who robbed pizza from delivery man

A pizza delivery man was punched in the face and robbed of the pizza he was delivering shortly after midnight today on East Main Street, Riverhead Town Police said in a press release.

Man charged in robbery of Riverside deli

Police said Jose Escalante-Chacon, 26, entered entered Marta’s Deli in Riverside yesterday, threatened the clerk and displayed what appeared to be a firearm.

Cops: Taxi driver robbed at knifepoint in Route 58 parking lot

Riverhead Police are searching for three men who robbed a taxi driver at knifepoint last night.

Cops arrest knife-wielding man who allegedly jumped shopper in Route 58 parking lot, demanding money

A 59-year-old Riverhead man is facing a charge of first-degree attempted robbery.

Cops search for man who robbed Route 58 gas station Saturday night

A male wearing a dark hoodie with his face covered entered the convenience store at the Speedway and gestured as though he had a handgun in his pocket. He then removed cash from an employee and the cash register, police said.

Cops: Woman robbed on East Main Street

A woman reported being robbed near the intersection of East Main Street and Riverside Drive shortly before 5:30 this evening, Riverhead Police said in a press release.

Riverhead Police: New arrest in robbery on Fanning Street Tuesday

Riverhead Town Police said Robert Miller, 29, of Hampton Bays surrendered at police headquarters last night and was charged with first-degree robbery in connection with an incident on Fanning Street Tuesday night. Photo: Riverhead Town Police