Crime Report 5-6-08

By Michael Lipkin

May 2, 5:39 p.m.—A male offender entered a cleaners’ on the 1700 block of East 55th Street and sprayed the person on duty behind the counter with mace. He then proceeded to open the cash register, take an undetermined amount of currency, and flee the building. A witness stated that another male in a vehicle parked outside may have been waiting for the offender. The offender is described as male, black, in his twenties, 200 pounds, wearing a black T-shirt and dark pants, and having numerous tattoos on his neck and forearms. The man waiting outside in the vehicle is described as black, in his twenties, and 180 pounds. The vehicle is described as a late model, two-door, black Chevrolet Monte Carlo.