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Robber Wrestles $500 From 65-Year-Old Wendy’s Employee’s Hands: NYPD

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    Robber Wrestles $500 From 65-Year-Old Wendy’s Employee’s Hands: NYPD

    A robber was caught on camera wrestling a bag filled with $500 in cash from a Wendy’s employees hands, police said.

    (Published Sunday, July 1, 2018)

    What to Know

    • A robber was caught on camera wrestling a bag filled with $500 in cash from a Wendy’s employees hands

    • The man entered the Wendy's in the Bronx around 4 a.m. on Saturday, police said

    • The 65-year-old employee wasn't injured during the robbery

    A robber was caught on camera wrestling a bag filled with $500 in cash from a Wendy’s employees hands, police said.

    The approximately 20- to 30-year-old man entered a Wendy’s at 3636 Boston Rd., in the Edenwald section of the Bronx, around 3:52 a.m. on Saturday, the NYPD said.

    Surveillance video from the eatery shows the robber crouching in a doorway, leaping toward a 65-year-old employee and ripping a bank bag from her hands before fleeing the scene. 

    The employee wasn’t injured during the robbery, according to police.

    The robber stands at around 5-foot-7, weighs around 165 pounds and was last seen wearing a red shirt and dark jeans, the NYPD said.

    Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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