By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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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.

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He took off heading north on Broadway.

The employee was not hurt.

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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.

CBSNewYork Team