A 43-year-old bodega employee was assaulted and robbed in Mott Haven last week.
According to the NYPD, on June 14, at 11:45 p.m., inside of a bodega at 461 Willis Ave., the employee was approached by an unidentified male. The man then grabbed the victim by the neck, threw him to the ground, punched him multiple times in the head and then stole his cellphone before fleeing in an unknown direction.
The employee refused medical attention.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this individual 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.