NEW YORK – Police are searching for the man who got into a scuffle with a security guard at a Duane Reade store in Manhattan.
It happened March 26 on East 34th Street.
Police say the suspect filled up a bag with Gatorade and other items and then tried to leave the store.
When the 64-year-old security guard tried to stop him, police say the man pulled out a hypodermic needle and tried to stab the guard with it.
The suspect then left the store empty-handed.
The security guard was not seriously hurt.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.