New York News
Robber throws flammable liquid at victims
NEW YORK (WABC) -- A robber with an unusual method struck again.
Police say a man caught on camera holding up a check cashing shop in Harlem on Christmas Eve held up another business in Washington Heights two weeks ago.
In both robberies, the man tossed flammable liquid at the cashier and then pulled out a lighter and demanded cash.
The suspect is described as a man in his 40's, 5'09", 150 pounds and last seen wearing all dark clothing.
Get Eyewitness News Delivered
new york city, new york news
- Camilla Parker Bowles' brother Mark Shand dies 21 min ago
- AccuWeather: Windy & Cooler
- Live: Eyewitness News on 7online streamed live!
- DISH Network signs on for WATCH ABC app
- 'Bachelorette' Contestant dies in paragliding accident
- 2-year-old boy survives 3-story window fall
- 3 suspects arrested, cop shot at NJ shopping center
- Photos: Garfield police shooting scene in photos
- Abandoned dog rescued and saved by SPCA in Bronxville
- Long Island school bus driver accused of selling heroin
- Cubs celebrate 100th birthday of Wrigley Field 6 min ago
- New clue in search for Brooklyn carjacking suspect
- Attempted luring incident reported in West Nyack
- Hoax sends SWAT teams rushing to Long Beach house
Eyewitness News Links
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos