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Cops Ask For Help In Finding Bronx Bodega Robber

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man who robbed a customer at a West Bronx bodega at gunpoint last month.

The suspect approached the 36-year-old customer around 11 p.m. on June 28 at the convenience store at 214 East 180th Street, police said.

The man struck the victim in the head multiple times with the gun, removed his gold chain and bracelet and fled the scene, cops said.

The victim did not require hospitalization.

Police have released surveillance video of the incident.

They described the suspect as being black or Hispanic, in his 30s, standing about 6 feet tall and weighing 170 to 200 pounds. He was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, shorts, black sneakers and a baseball cap with the letter “DR” on the front.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477 or to submit a tip online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com. All communications are kept confidential.

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