A robber with a sweet tooth and a sharp blade swiped 15 Hershey’s bars from a Bronx dollar store — then threatened a store manager who tried to stop him from getting away.
“I should cut you,” the crook said, brandishing a box cutter, during the robbery just at Family Dollars on the Cross Bronx Expressway near Gleason Ave. in Soundview at about 7:00 p.m. on August 26, 2017.
Cops released video and a photo of the suspect Friday and asked for the public’s help identifying him.
The suspect is described as white or Hispanic with a light complexion, about 20, 5-foot-10 and 130 pounds with long black hair in a pony-tail. He was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and a hoodie with the word “Harlem” on the front.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.