Man jumps behind the counter of a Woodside Dunkin Donuts and takes off with cash

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Police are looking for a man who helped himself to money from the registers at a Woodside coffee chain.

At 5:53 a.m. on Sept. 16, an unknown man entered a Dunkin Donuts, located at 58-01 Woodside Ave., and ordered a coffee from the female employee at the counter. He paid for his coffee, and when the employee opened the register drawer, the man tried to remove the cash tray.

The employee was about to shut the drawer, but the suspect then came behind the counter and took three cash trays from the registers. The thief fled the location with an unknown amount of cash.

Officers from the 108th Precinct responded to the scene. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a man with a dark complexion. He was last seen wearing a black hat, black jacket, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.