For Immediate Release
Monday, August 12, 2019
Incident: Man Arrested for Robbing Convenience Store
Location: 7-Eleven, located at 796 Broadway Ave., Holbrook
Date/Time: Monday, August 12, 2019 at approximately 6:05 a.m.

Suffolk County Police arrested a man for robbing a Holbrook convenience store this morning.


Kevin Chieffo entered 7-Eleven, located at 796 Broadway Ave., at approximately 6:05 a.m. and pretended to make a purchase. When the employee opened the register, Chieffo reached in to grab cash. The female employee attempted to stop the man and the pair struggled before Chieffo was able to break free and flee with cash. A security guard, who was in the store getting coffee, called police and followed Chieffo until officers arrived and took him into custody a short distance away. The employee was not injured.


Chieffo, 42, of 37 North Dunton Ave., East Patchogue, was charged with Robbery 3rd Degree. He will be held overnight at the Fifth Precinct and arraigned on August 13 at First District Court in Central Islip.


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Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 19-452264
Suffolk County Police Department

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