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Police Seek Help In Finding Suspect Who Robbed West Harlem Pay-O-Matic

Man wanted for robbing Pay-O-Matic (Credit: NYPD)

Man wanted for robbing Pay-O-Matic (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Monday renewed their call for help from the public in finding the suspect who robbed a Pay-O-Matic in West Harlem and threatened to set it on fire.

Around 1:45 a.m. back on Christmas Eve, a man in his 40s entered the currency exchange at 3352 Broadway with a cup full of an unspecified flammable liquid. The man threw the substance under the cashier window and demanded cash while flashing a lighter, police said.

The cashier, a 22-year-old man, handed over a bag of cash. The suspect then ran north.

Police are describing the suspect as 5-foot-9 and weighing 150 pounds, and he was last seen wearing all dark clothing.

Surveillance video of the suspect wanted for robbery:

If anybody has any information regarding the suspect, they are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also provide the police with tips by visiting Crime Stoppers’ website here and texting information to CRIMES (274637) and then entering TIP577.

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