54-year-old Dollar Store worker assaulted after confronting shoplifter in New York City

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On 10/19/22 at approx. 3:10 PM, Family Dollar 130 Burnside Ave @NYPD46PCT Bronx.
On 10/19/22 at approx. 3:10 PM, Family Dollar 130 Burnside Ave @NYPD46PCT Bronx.

NEW YORK – A 54-year-old man working at a Family Dollar Store at 130 Burnside Avenue in the Bronx was assaulted by a shoplifter last week. Detectives with the New York City’s 46th Precinct on Wednesday released a photo of the suspect, a black male wearing dark clothing and a New York Yankees hat.

Please said that on October 19th, at around 3:10 p.m., the suspect entered the Family Dollar Store, and was I actually caught trying to shoplift items from the business.

The 54-year-old employee attempted to stop the man from leaving without paying for the merchandise. The suspect punched the man and fled the store. The employee suffered minor injuries.

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