NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say they’re searching for a man who stole from a Rite-Aid and threatened an employee in Upper Manhattan.
It happened around 8:15 p.m. on March 16 inside a store on Broadway near West 145th Street in Hamilton Heights.READ MORE: NYPD: 4 Suspects In Custody After 3 Subway Riders Slashed Within Minutes In Lower Manhattan
Police said the suspect grabbed several items from the shelves and tried to leave without paying. When confronted, he allegedly pulled out some sort of blade and threatened the worker.READ MORE: Long Island Hispanic Bar Association Organizes Free Prom Dress Boutique For Freeport High School Students
He took off heading north on Broadway.
The employee was not hurt.MORE NEWS: Crucifix Toppled, American Flag Destroyed At Brooklyn Church
Anyone with information about the robbery 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.