The police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a suspect in a string of commercial robberies around Bedford-Stuyvesant. The suspect held up a McDonald’s, a Jamaican restaurant, a Golden Crust, a drug store, and a Burger King between August 3rd and 6th. In most of the robberies he would walk in, display his gun, and demand money, except for at the drug store where he pretended to be buying vitamins. No injuries were reported as a result of any of the incidents. The report describes the suspect as a black male between 25 and 30 years old, between 6’0″ and 6’3″, approximately 210 lbs. He has a tattoo on the right side of his neck of Chinese characters and was seen wearing a gray t-shirt during some of the robberies.
Anyone with info on the crimes asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. You can also submit tips tips by visiting the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.