Bearded Balding Thief Swipes Cash Register from UWS Bar

A thief was caught on an overhead camera swiping the cash register from St. James Gate Bar at 441 Amsterdam Avenue (81st Street). Police released the video and description below.

It has been reported to police that on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at approximately 0515 hours, the individual entered 441 Amsterdam Avenue (St. James Gate Bar), by forcing the front window. Once inside, the individual proceeded to remove the drawer from the cash register which contained $600.

The individual is described as follows:

Male, White, with beard, partially bald.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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    1. Rob G. says:

      Great. Now all partially balding white men with beards are at risk of being stigmatized as cash-register thieves. Thanks, WSR!

    2. dannyboy says:

      The video is great!

      I suggest that the police description include “eyes like a demon” after watching the video.

      And how about the part where the display falls right on him. TV Crime stories pale by comparison.

    3. Ye Olde Englishe Teachere says:

      Here’s a more eye-catching head:

      Bearded Balding BAD-GUY BURGLES BAR, BUCKS BLOWN !”

      (NOT as good as “Headless Body in Topless Bar” but……

    4. Shibboleth says:

      How did no one notice this? Literally the entire POS system fell on him.

    5. Diana says:

      I’ve definitely seen this dude munching on some hummus at Cafe 82.

    6. Mike says:

      He didn’t seem too worried about leaving his fingerprints all over the place.

    7. Mark M. says:

      To hell with the till, I never would have made it
      past the Guinness.😉

    8. BillyNYC says:

      Low life scum. I live in the neighborhood and I’ll be looking for him. I’ll post these pictures.