NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The search was under way Wednesday for a man who stole $1,300 that another man left on the counter at a Dunkin’ Donuts on Staten Island.
Around 6:20 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6, the victim, a 68-year-old man, was paying for items at the Dunkin’ Donuts at 1854 Hylan Blvd., in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island, police said. He left $1,300 cash on the counter and walked out, police said.
The suspect immediately walked up to the counter, took the cash, and left in a silver two-door Mercedes Benz, police said.
The suspect was described as a white male with a thin build, wearing construction clothing and a partial tool belt.
Police have released surveillance images of the suspect and the getaway vehicle.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.