At about 4pm on Monday, the NYPD responded to a call about a robbery at the Foot Locker located at 159 East 86th Street, between Lexington and Third avenues.
Upon arrival, a 42-year-old male informed the officers that an unidentified individual had entered the location to remove merchandise from the shelves before attempting to flee. When confronted by an employee, the suspect brandished a knife, but there were no reported injuries from the incident.
NYPD sources describe the individual as “a male, dark complexion, approximately 40 years of age, 5’10” and 200lbs. He was last seen wearing a multicolored jacket, blue jeans and white shoes.”
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