Cops: Hershey Bar Thief Threatens Bronx Store Manager With Box Cutter

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police said they’re looking for a thief who had quite the sweet tooth in the Bronx.

The suspect allegedly took 15 Hershey’s chocolate bars from a Family Dollar store on the Cross Bronx Expressway in Parkchester back on Aug. 26.

Before taking off with the candy he threatened the store manager with a box cutter saying, “I should cut you,” police said.

Surveillance video of the incident shows the suspect wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and a hooded sweat shirt with the words “Harlem” on the front.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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