Police Seeking Man for Attempted Robbery of Dunkin’ Donuts

Police Seeking Man for Attempted Robbery of Dunkin’ Donuts
The Dunkin’ Donuts on the corner of Avenue U and Bedford, where the attempted robbery took place

SHEEPSHEAD BAY – He didn’t come for the donuts or the coffee, he came for the cash—and he still managed to leave empty handed.

At around 6:20 am on the morning of Thursday, September 14th, a man entered the Dunkin’ Donuts at 2501 Avenue U, and attempted to rob it at gunpoint, said police.

On surveillance video, the man can been seen in the store, pretending to be taking a phone call before pulling out a gun and pointing it across the counter.

Police said the individual fled without any money, but had no details as to why. The individual is described as a white man, about 6’0” tall, last seen wearing a black jacket, camouflage shorts, and a hat.

Anyone with information in regards 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.


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