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2 men throw Molotov cocktail inside East Harlem apartment building: police

Posted at 1:43 PM, Mar 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-05 13:43:52-05

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — Police are looking for the masked men caught on video throwing a Molotov cocktail inside a Manhattan apartment building.

It happened just before 9 p.m. last Thursday in the vicinity of Madison Avenue and East 116th Street in East Harlem, police said.

Video surveillance shows the two mean walking down the hallway before throwing what appears to be a Molotov cocktail.

Police are offering a $2,500 reward for any information that may lead to an arrest.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).