New York (CBS New York) – Police are looking for a man caught on camera allegedly stealing a Bed, Bath and Beyond Inn Manhattan And threatening the store’s loss prevention officials with a knife.
It happened at 620 Avenue of the Americas on October 6 around 9:20 p.m.
Surveillance video shows the man leaving the shop with a box on his shoulder. According to the police, it contained a $1,100 Roomba vacuum cleaner.
The loss prevention officer tried to stop him and asked to see a receipt. Police said that when the man pulled out a knife and walked out of the store with the stolen vacuum.
The man being sought by police is described as aged 20 to 29, approximately 6 feet tall, of medium build, and was last seen wearing green pants, a multicolored sweatshirt, and a white hat.
Anyone with information is asked to contact NYPD Hotline to stop crimes in 1-800-577-8477 or for spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to NYPD Tips Twitter account or send online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.