Thief pushes employee at Manhattan Best Buy, flees with Apple products

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Officials released video footage on Wednesday of a man they are searching for who is accused of pushing a Manhattan Best Buy employee during a robbery last month.

The incident happened at approximately 4:45 a.m. on Tuesday, October 18, inside a Best Buy located at 60 West 23rd St. in the Flatiron District.

According to police, the suspect entered the store and removed the store's Apple products from the shelves, and then began to conceal them.

The suspects was confronted by a 27-year-old male employee and a struggle ensued, cops said.

Thief pushes employee at Manhattan Best Buy, flees with Apple products
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He then pushed the employee before he proceeded to flee the location in an unknown direction with the items without paying for them.

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

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