Dollar Store Robbed at Knifepoint

Police are looking for a man who they say robbed a dollar store on Amsterdam Avenue and 101st Street last month. The police description is below:

It was reported to police that on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1425 hours, inside of 850 Amsterdam Avenue (Dollar Store), an unidentified individual entered the location and approached a store employee behind the counter, displayed a knife and demanded property. The male then removed approximately $40  from the cash register and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The individual is described as a male, 20-30 years of age. He was last seen wearing all dark clothing.

Surveillance video of the individual was taken from the incident location, before the incident.

Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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