Armed Robber Stole $6K From Park Ave. Chipotle, Police Say

By Ben Fractenberg on April 29, 2013 4:58pm 

MIDTOWN — A gun-toting man allegedly robbed a Midtown Chipotle late last Thursday, forcing one employee to tie up another with zip ties before making off with $6,000, cops said.

The gunman entered the eatery on Park Avenue between 50th and 51st streets about 11:55 p.m. on April 25 and pulled out a silver handgun, demanding money from the safe, police said.

He then allegedly forced one employee to tie up the other one using zip ties before making off with $6,000, cops said.

Neither worker was injured in the robbery, police said.

The alleged robber is described as being six-feet-tall and between 200 and 225 pounds and was last seen wearing black jeans, a black North Face jacket, black hooded sweatshirt, a black winter hat with a white emblem on the front and white gloves with red palms.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (5477).  You can also submit a tip by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering "TIP577."

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