Suffolk County police arrested a man March 9 for allegedly robbing a Coram 7-Eleven in February.
A man entered 7-Eleven, located at 1671 Route 112, on Feb. 26 at approximately 1:20 a.m. and approached the counter as if he was going to purchase merchandise. When the clerk began to ring up the items, the suspect punched the victim in the face, knocking him down to the ground. The victim hit his head on shelving and then the floor, knocking him unconscious. The suspect then hopped over the counter and stole cash from the draw and other items before he fled on foot southbound on Route 112.
An investigation by 6th Squad detectives led to the arrest of Paul Mauro, 31, of Rocky Point, at approximately 1:50 p.m. at the 6th Precinct.
Mauro was charged with second-degree robbery and with an active parole warrant. Mauro was held overnight at the 6th Precinct.