Gunman holds up liquor store; flees on motorcycle

NEW ROCHELLE – Police in New Rochelle are investigating an armed robbery of New Rochelle Wines at 558 North Avenue.

The incident occurred minutes before 7 p.m. on Wednesday when they said a man entered the store, pulled a gun, and demanded the clerk hand over cash from the register.

The suspect fled southbound on North Avenue on a black motorcycle with no license plates.

The gunman is described as about five feet, 10 inches tall, of an unknown race, wearing a gray motorcycle helmet, gray backpack, black pants, blue jacket with gray sleeves and a red hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call New Rochelle Police t 914-654-2300.