Around 5:25PM on Monday, the suspect walked into New York and Company, located on 30-37 Steinway St. He proceeded to take clothing off the shelves and attempted to leave the store.
An employee tried to stop the suspect from leaving which is when the suspect pulled a knife out, threatening the store worker before fleeing the store with the stolen goods in hand.
The suspect is described as between the ages of 30 and 40, and was seen wearing a white polo shirt, white sneakers and black jeans, according to reports.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).