NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for a woman caught on camera during an attempted robbery in The Bronx that turned violent.
It happened at a Dollar General store on Prospect Avenue in the Morrisania section on August 20.READ MORE: 5 Cases Of Omicron Variant Found In New York, Gov. Hochul Says
According to police, the woman was trying to steal 9 packs of wipes, which she put in her bag.
Police said the video shows her punching a 27-year-old store clerk and a good Samaritan who tried to stop her.READ MORE: NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea, Deputy Commissioner Benjamin Tucker Retiring At End Of Year
Police said the suspect, who left the store empty-handed, is approximately 170 pounds and 6’2″ tall.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.MORE NEWS: Return Of The Office Holiday Party: Despite Evolving Threat From COVID-19, Companies Say They're Safely Surging Ahead
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