A 62-Year-Old Store Employee Assaulted In Failed Harlem Robbery Attempt

January 11, 2024

Police have unveiled a photograph of an armed assailant who allegedly assaulted a store worker in Harlem during a failed robbery attempt last month.

The incident occurred around 1:28 a.m. on Thursday, December 28, inside a deli situated at 285 Saint Nicholas Avenue in Harlem.

Reports indicate that the suspect approached a 62-year-old store employee, striking him in the face and brandishing a firearm. Despite the violent encounter, the perpetrator’s attempt to extort money was thwarted.

After the unsuccessful robbery, the suspect fled on foot, heading northbound on St. Nicholas Avenue, with his whereabouts currently unknown. The victim, a 62-year-old store employee, sustained minor injuries but declined medical attention. The suspect was last seen sporting a black jacket, black pants, a black sweatshirt, and black shoes.

Authorities urge anyone with information about the incident to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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Photo credit: NYPD.

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