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Man wanted for stealing $1,500 from Manhattan candy shop: police

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Posted at 8:46 PM, May 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-19 20:45:59-04

GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — A man is wanted for breaking into a closed candy store and making off with money and merchandise, police said.

The incident took place on May 5 at around 5 p.m. inside an Avenue of the Americas candy shop in Greenwich Village. An unidentified man enters the location through a secured front door. He removes $1,500 and store merchandise before fleeing in an unknown direction.

The investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.