The 63-year-old victim was approached from behind and placed in a chokehold, according to police. The suspect pulled $40 from his jacket pocket before fleeing the store on Exterior Street. The victim suffered a cut to his lip and refused medical attention.
The assault and robbery occurred on Sept. 18 at 2:50 p.m.
Police say the suspect is an adult male, has a dark complexion, weighs 170 pounds, and is approximately 6'0" tall with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket, black baseball cap, blue jeans, a grey and black striped shirt, black sneakers, black backpack and a surgical mask.
The NYPD wants to find the man seen in this photo. He is accused of assaulting a man inside the bathroom of a Burlington Coat Factory store in the Bronx.
Anyone with information about the suspect is encouraged to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at any of the following: 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
Police say all calls are strictly confidential.
Police say the suspect is an adult male, has a dark complexion, weighs 170 pounds, and is approximately 6'0" tall with short dark hair.