Video: Suspect Steals 36 Cans of Energy Drink; Threatens Employee with Needle

Police are looking for man they say stole dozens of cans of energy drinks from a Bronx drugstore and threatened a store employee with a needle when confronted. The unidentified man walked into a Rite Aid store on West Fordham Road, in the Fordham Manor section of the Bronx, around 5:30 PM. and placed 36 cans of Monster Energy in a plastic bag before trying to leave the store without paying, police said.

When a store employee confronted the man about the attempted the theft, the man pulled out a hypodermic needle and threatened to poke the worker with it, according to authorities. The man fled the store on foot with the drinks, heading southbound on Grand Avenue, police said. The NYPD has released the surveillance footage of… PIX11 News

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