BED-STUY – Police are looking for the man who stole cash and cigarettes from a 7-Eleven store on Fulton Street earlier this week.
Just before 3:00 am on Tuesday, November 21, the suspect entered the convience store located at 1239 Fulton Street, between Bedford and Nostrand Avenues. The man threatened to assault the 22-year old female employee on shift, but she managed to escape into a secure room in the store, said police.
The suspect climbed over the counter and stole $150 in cash from the register, along with 5 cartons of cigarettes, said police. He can be seen on store surveillance video below:
Police described the suspect as a Hispanic man in his thirties, about 5’8″ and 190lbs. He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket over a gray hoodie, with shorts and white sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.