NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police in New York are searching for a man they say tried to rob an employee at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum gift shop.

It happened just after 9 a.m. Saturday, when police say the suspect put on an employee sweatshirt and hat before approaching another worker and asking for five dollars.

When the worker refused, police say the suspect pulled out a hammer before taking off.

The worker wasn’t injured in the encounter.

The suspect is described as a male in his 20s.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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