Woman robs south Bronx Key Food, hits man who tried stopping her: cops

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Courtesy of the NYPD.

Police are looking for a woman who allegedly robbed a south Bronx grocery store and hit the employee who tried stopping her last month.

It happened inside a Key Food at 256 E. 167th Street at about 10:20 a.m. on Wednesday, March 24, that’s when the woman was seen by a 45-year-old worker removing items without paying, according to the NYPD.

He tried stopping her and she struck the man’s face using her first before fleeing to parts unknown.

Police released this footage of the suspect.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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