VIDEO: Brooklyn restaurant employee robbed at knifepoint, police say


NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is looking to identify a man wanted for robbing an employee at a Brooklyn restaurant at knifepoint over the weekend, according to police.

It was reported to police that at approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday July 18, inside of Gyro King Crown Fried Chicken located at 403 Crescent Street in Cypress Hill, the suspect walked behind the counter, grabbed the 25-year-old male employee, and displayed a knife before demanding money from the cash register, authorities said.

The employee opened the register and the individual took approximately $150 from within, officials said.

The suspect fled the scene on foot eastbound on Hill Street.

Police describe the suspect as a male, Hispanic, 6'0", 150 to 160lbs, with eyeglasses. He was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, a light blue shirt, black shorts, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).