Game over: Customer attacks store clerk

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Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who attacked an employee at a video game store in Bergen Beach on Feb. 12.

Authorities say the suspect turned violent after his debit card was declined at the shop on Ralph Avenue between Avenues K and L at 3:50 pm. Police say the suspect, who was with a female companion, walked behind the counter and hit the employee in the face.

The suspect was wearing dark jacket and a hat during the incident and his companion was wearing a black jacket.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-8477, log onto the Crime Stoppers website at, or text tips to 274637 and enter “TIP577.” All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Vanessa Ogle at or by calling (718) 260–4507. Follow her
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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