An old male attendant at a beauty supply store in New York was assaulted by three women after he caught them stealing $87 worth of wigs.
The incident, which happened over a week ago at My Hair and Beauty at 168-24 Jamaica Ave. in Queens, NY, was captured on surveillance video.
According to the police, the 57-year-old sales attendant reportedly caught the women from walking off with the unpaid merchandise and tried to stop them at around 2:50 p.m. on October 23.
Security footage obtained from the store shows the women beating and knocking the employee down to the ground before escaping with their stolen wigs.
THE ABOVE PICTURED PERPETRATORS ARE WANTED FOR A COMMERCIAL ROBBERY THAT OCCURRED AT APPROXIMATELY 2:50 pm ON 10/23/18 AT 168-24 JAMAICA AVENUE.
Anyone with information please call Det. YAZZO at 718-657-8220 pic.twitter.com/isKzMrBYsp
— NYPD 103rd Precinct (@NYPD103Pct) October 29, 2018
While the unnamed victim sustained some bruises, he was not seriously injured and reportedly refused medical attention.
On Monday, the NYPD released some images and description of the suspects in a bid to catch them faster.
Individual #1: female black, 25-years-old, medium build, dark complexion and short brown hair. She was last seen wearing a du-rag, black jacket with colored patches on the front, blue jeans and black work boots.
Individual #2: adult, female black, dark complexion with a short black hair. She was last seen wearing a red jacket and black pants. Individual #3: adult, female black, dark complexion. She was last seen wearing a dark grey jacket, red hoodie, black hat and black jeans.
Individual #3: adult, female black, dark complexion. She was last seen wearing a dark grey jacket, red hoodie, black hat and black jeans.
Those with relevant information related to this incident are encouraged to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. Calls/texts are strictly confidential.
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