Naked robbery


NYPD: Man strips clothing to rob Manhattan restaurant, then dresses before fleeing

August 18, 2018 - 1:00 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is looking for a man who broke into a Manhattan restaurant and stripped down to his birthday suit before robbing the place.

The thief broke into Adalya restaurant at 55 Irving Place in Gramercy at around 7 a.m. Thursday, July 5. Police said he stripped off his clothing and then took $600 from the register, an iPad, a cordless phone and a company credit card.

He then put his clothes back on and ran off.

The suspect is described as a black male between 28 to 35 years old with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, dark shorts and blue sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.