NEW YORK (1010 WINS/WCBS 880) — This is NEW YORK. According to police statements released on Friday, a worker at a 7-Eleven was assaulted with a “wet floor” sign as he attempted to stop a bunch of shoplifters from raiding his business.
The New York City Police Department has published pictures of various suspects in connection with the “flash robbery” that occurred on February 6 at the 7-Eleven located at Sixth Avenue and W. 27th Street in the NoMad neighborhood.
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According to the police, six individuals entered the store at approximately 9:10 p.m. and immediately began stealing many items of product.
According to the authorities, the group assaulted the worker, who was 29 years old at the time, as he attempted to prevent them from departing with the stolen products.
The perpetrator kicked the victim multiple times in the head and torso before hitting them with a “wet floor” sign.
Last month, a group of males robbed a 7-Eleven store located on Sixth Avenue in Nomad. The police are currently looking for those individuals. Picture credit goes to the NYPD.
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Mopeds were used to make their getaway from the scene, and they were last seen traveling in a northerly direction on Sixth Avenue.
The victim had relatively minor wounds. He declined medical treatment at the scene of the accident.