NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Monday were asking the public to identify a man who robbed a Chipotle restaurant, and made an employee tie up his co-workers, in the Mutual of America Building in Midtown last week.
The robbery happened around 11:35 p.m. on April 25. The man entered the Chipotle in the office building, at 320 Park Ave. near 50th St., and demanded money from the store safe, police said.
The man brandished a silver handgun, and forced one of the employees to restrain his co-workers with zip ties as he cleaned out the money from the restaurant, police said. He fled with $6,000.
The suspect was described as about 6-foot to 6-1, weighing between 200 and 225 pounds and wearing black jeans, a black Northface jacket, a black hooded sweat shirt and a black winter hat with a white emblem on the front. He was also wearing white gloves with red pants, police said.
Police have released multiple surveillance photos of the suspect.
Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.
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