Police in New York City for trying to find a person accused of robbing an East Village bodega in his New Year’s greatest.
Investigators say the person, wearing a vest and swimsuit jacket, flashed a gun on the clerk at Villager Smoke Shop on East ninth Street close to Avenue A.
According to police, the armed suspect entered the store round 9:15 p.m. on New Year’s Day.
The man allegedly threatened to kill the worker earlier than grabbing $700 from the register, in addition to the employee’s cellphone and AirPods.
Police say the suspect fled the shop and no accidents to the worker had been reported.
WANTED for A Robbery at 445 East 9 Street . #Manhattan @NYPD9pct on 1/1/22 @ 9:15 PM a person approached worker and displayed a black and silver coloured firearm and demanded property and cash. Reward as much as $3500Seen them? Call 1-800-577-TIPS Calls are CONFIDENTIAL! pic.twitter.com/daxu8HOPOr
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) January 3, 2022