NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help scooping up two ice cream bandits.
The first incident happened at 7-Eleven store on Third Avenue near 82nd Street at around 1:15 a.m. Sunday.
Surveillance video shows a man and woman who allegedly stuffed their jackets with several pints of ice cream.
When the clerk tried to stop them from leaving, the man allegedly pulled a knife.
Later that day, they struck again at a CVS Pharmacy at Lexington Avenue and 86th Street, where again the man pulled a knife after stuffing his jacket with ice cream, police said.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then enter TIP577.
All calls are kept confidential.