Deli workers assaulted after confronting thief
Officers are looking for a group of men accused of assaulting two deli workers after stealing beer from their store.
According to police, one of the suspects was caught on surveillance video outside the bodega, located at 1570 White Plains Road, early Tuesday morning. He allegedly went inside, took two beers and left without paying.
Cops say that the clerk and another employee went outside to confront the man, and that's when they were assaulted by the suspect and several others. The suspects also took their cellphones before running from the scene.
The victims refused medical attention at the scene, but are said to have ended going to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.