Aug. 3, 2017 By Nathaly Pesantez
A man walked into a shop on Steinway Street and stole clothing at knifepoint, according to police.
The suspect allegedly walked into New York & Company on 30-37 Steinway Street at 5:25 p.m. on July 31, and began to take clothing from the shelves. The man then pulled out a knife and threatened an employee who tried to stop him as he was exiting, and walked out of the store with the clothing without paying.
No injuries were sustained, according to police.
The NYPD has released a surveillance video and photograph, and are seeking to identify the man for questioning.
The robber is described as black, between 30 to 40 years old, and last seen wearing a white polo shirt, black jeans, and white sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.