Green-Haired Hooligan Robs His Favorite Bronx Liquor Store
A word of advice for would-be robbers: green hair might not be a good disguise.
In fact, it probably makes you easy to recognize -- especially if you attack the same store twice in two weeks without changing your hair color -- as happened with this Bronx bounder.
Cops say that this not-so-stealthy criminal walked into a liquor store at 3604 Riverdale Avenue on Feb. 20, around 11 p.m.
What happened next, you might ask?
Well, the clerk recognized him -- and his bad dye job -- because he had shoplifted there several weeks before.
So, the clerk tried to keep the kid inside the shop.
They started fighting. The perp took property from the victim's pocket.
Then, he took of, but the clerk started to chase him down the street.
They got into another scuffle.
The baddie broke free, fleeing and leaving the shopkeeper with minor injuries.
Cops say that the suspect is a black male, between 17 and 21 years old.
They describe him as wearing blue pants, a brown jacket, and a baseball cap at the time of the incident.
Know this guy? Then call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 and then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
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