Suspect sneaks into Five Guys in Fresh Meadows, tries to swipe cash from register: cops

Five Guys
Photo via Google Maps/Insets courtesy of NYPD

Cops are looking for a suspect who slipped into a Fresh Meadows restaurant during an early morning delivery and tried to steal some cash.

On Jan. 3 at around 2:30 a.m., an unidentified male suspect entered the Five Guys Restaurant at 61-22 188th St. while a delivery was being made at the rear of the store, law enforcement sources said. The suspect made an attempt to break the cash register but failed.

The suspect then fled the location in a 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan with two other individuals, according to police. Nothing was removed from the property.

The incident was reported to the 107th Precinct.

Surveillance images of the suspect, who was last seen wearing a dark hooded jacket, and the getaway vehicle can be seen below.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

Those with information can also contact Detective Malcolm Palmer at 718-969-6844.