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Crook swipes cash from Manhattan laundromat employee after talking about pricing: NYPD

Screenshot via video courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a crook who robbed a man inside a Manhattan laundromat.

According to police, at 12:40 p.m. on July 20 an 83-year-old man was working at Haric Laundry, located at 335 East 65th Street, when an unknown man came up to him and asked about pricing. During the conversation, the suspect became irate and grabbed the victim around the torso.

The suspect then grabbed $100 from the victim’s shirt pocket and fled the scene in an unknown direction. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male 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 or on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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