Man robs toddler of $500 in liquor store

Man robs toddler of $500 in liquor store

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Police say a man stole $500 from a toddler who had pulled the money out of his mother's pocket in a Bronx liquor store.

The woman was inside a liquor store just before 11 a.m. on Friday, May 3, when the three-year-old boy removed the money from her jacket.

The mother told police she did not realize the boy had taken the cash.

A man saw the child holding the cash and grabbed it from his hands before running off, according to the NYPD.

The robbery occurred at 1045 East 163rd Street in the Foxhurst section of the borough.

The NYPD describes the suspect as a dark skinned man in his early 30s, approximately 5 feet nine inches tall and weighing approximately 240 lbs.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers:

www.nypdcrimestoppers.com

Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477)

Text your tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577

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