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VIDEO: Thief Strolls Down Street Carrying Full Cash Register, Police Say

By Gwynne Hogan | October 18, 2017 9:55am

THE BRONX — A brazen burglar was caught on camera walking down the street carrying a cash register he'd pinched from a Longwood tire shop, police said.

The man in the video kicked in the door of New Era Tire at 1029 E. 167 St., near Longfellow Avenue, at 5:40 p.m. on Oct. 11, police said.

He grabbed the cash register and fled. Moments later he was captured on security camera footage, gripping the cash register to his chest as he walked calmly down the street, police said.

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Police couldn't say how much cash he'd made off with.

The thief hadn't been arrested as of Wednesday morning, police said.

The suspect, who's in his early 20s, was last seen in a black baseball cap, green shirt, black shorts with black sneakers, police said.

A manager at New Era Tire couldn't be reached for comment immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident cal call NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.