Police were searching Monday for a woman who tried to take $50 that a man with a walker left on the counter of a Bronx Burger King, and shoved him when he tried to get it back.
Around 4:50 p.m. this past Friday, the 66-year-old male victim put the $50 bill on the counter at the Burger King at 220 E. 161st Street as he paid for his meal, police said.
The suspect then took the money from the counter, police said. When the victim tried to get it back, the suspect pushed him away, police said.
The suspect fled in an unknown direction. She was described as a black female between the ages of 40 and 50, and was last seen wearing a black du-rag on her head and all black clothing.
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.
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