- Associated Press - Thursday, October 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities are looking for an armed bandit who robbed the Queens Zoo of nearly $5,000 during a daylight robbery.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the 18-acre zoo in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Police say the gunman pointed a black handgun at two zoo workers and demanded money.

Police say the employees complied and the suspect fled.

There were no injuries.

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