Cops: Fast-Food Bathroom Robbery Attempt Caught On Video - New York News

Cops: Fast-Food Bathroom Robbery Attempt Caught On Video

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Police say they're looking for the suspect who tried to rob a man at a Wendy's restaurant in Point Breeze.

On Sunday evening, an unknown male entered the Wendy's restroom attempting to rob the man inside, police say. During the incident, the suspect began punching the victim in the head several times, trying to go into his pockets.

After the victim was able to fight off the suspect, he ran from the restroom and told the cashier to call police. The suspect then ran from the premises, surveillance video shows.

Police described the suspect as being a black with light complexion, about 20 years old, 6 feet 1 inch tall and 175 pounds, wearing a black North Face jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath and blue jeans.

You can watch the video in the embedded video player on this page, or click here.

If you see this suspect, police say don't approach him; call 9-1-1 immediately. Submit a tip by calling 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text to PPD TIP (or 773847).

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