NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help finding the man seen on surveillance beating and robbing a customer at a restaurant in the Bronx.
It happened March 31 at 9:50 p.m. at the Kennedy Fried Chicken on Westchester Avenue near Beach Avenue.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In New York: Nearly 25% Of New York Residents Now Fully Vaccinated, Cuomo Says
Surveillance shows the suspect walk up to the victim, a 36-year-old man, who had cash in his hand at the counter. Police say the suspect demanded the cash. On the video, you can see the suspect suddenly start throwing punch after punch at the victim, ultimately knocking him to the ground. When the cash rolls away, the suspect grabs it and throws more punches.READ MORE: NYPD Trying To Identify Individual Accused Of Puncturing Police Vehicle's Tire In Washington Square Park
The victim was able to get up and run away. The suspect took off with $2 of the victim’s money and headed westbound on Westchester Avenue.MORE NEWS: New York Federal Judge Sandra Feuerstein Killed In Florida Crash, Police Say Suspect Nastasia Snape Claimed To Be Harry Potter
Anyone with any 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 via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.