By Julianne McShane
Some heartless hooligan threatened and clocked workers at a Coney Island deli on Christmas Day, cops mentioned.
The Scrooge strode into the Mermaid Avenue mart at West 32nd Street round four:20 pm on Dec. 25., flashed a knife, and demanded the employee behind the counter hand over money, police mentioned.
The brute then repeatedly punched a second worker, earlier than fleeing on foot with none inexperienced, based on officers, who mentioned paramedics introduced the second sufferer to a close-by hospital for therapy to a laceration on his hand.
Officers described the malefactor as in his 20s and roughly 5-feet-10-inches tall, and mentioned he was final seen carrying a white hoodie, darkish pants, and darkish sneakers.
Anyone with data in regard to this incident is requested to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public also can submit their suggestions by logging onto the CrimeStoppers web site at www.nypdcr
Updated three:02 pm, December 28, 2018