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Search for man who robbed Manhattan Starbucks, tied up workers

Sunday, January 19, 2014
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Police are looking for the man who robbed a Manhattan Starbucks last week after tying up two workers.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Jan. 16th at the Starbucks on 3rd Avenue in Gramercy.

Police say the man had a gun when he ordered two workers to the floor, a 21-year old woman and a 22-year old man, and demanded money.

He then tied them up with zip ties before taking about $3,000 from the cash register and fleeing the scene.

Neither of the victims were hurt.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 35-40 years old, 5'7"-5'9", 200lbs, with a light colored complexion and facial hair. He was last seen wearing square framed eye glasses, a dark colored sweatshirt with "ecko" logo on the front, a black nylon jacket over the sweatshirt, black gloves and he was armed with a firearm.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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