VIDEO: Man Allegedly Beaten in $2 Robbery at NYC Kennedy Fried Chicken

A man was violently beaten for $2 at a Kennedy Fried Chicken restaurant location in New York City, police said.

The New York Police Department (NYPD) shared a video of the alleged assault and is asking the public for help in identifying the suspect.

The video showed the man approaching the 36-year-old male victim, demanding money, and then punching the victim in the face multiple times.

Police said the suspect then fled with $2 stolen from the victim. CBS New York reported the victim was able to get up and run from the situation.

The incident took place March 31 around 9:50 p.m. in the Soundview neighborhood of the Bronx, Fox 5 New York reported.

The victim suffered minor facial injuries.

Police describe the suspect as being a dark-skinned male, in his late 20s to early 30s, and 5’8″ tall. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black hooded jacket, black sneakers, and a multi-colored bandanna hanging around his neck.

Police are urging anyone with information about the suspect to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips


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