Updated 12/25/2012 11:06 AM
Man Robs Check Cashing Store With Flammable Liquid
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Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a check-cashing store in Harlem.
Investigators say the man walked into a Pay-O-Matic at 136th Street and Broadway just before 2 a.m. Monday.
He allegedly threw a cup of flammable liquid under the cashier's window and threatened to set it on fire with a lighter.
The cashier handed over a bag with several thousand dollars in it and the man ran off.
The suspect is described as being 5 foot 9 inches, 150 pounds and in his forties
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.