NYPD searching for suspect who stole liquor from hotel bar in Chelsea

CHELSEA (WABC) — The NYPD is looking for the suspect behind a bar robbery at a hotel in Manhattan.

The robbery happened around 4 a.m. Monday morning inside the Motto by Hilton hotel.

Police said the suspect tried to steal a bottle of liquor from behind the bar when he was confronted by a female employee.

There was a struggle before the suspect pushed items off the front desk.

He ended up taking off with another liquor bottle.

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The suspect was last seen fleeing on West 24th Street.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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