Cops search for Burger King robber in Sunset Park

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man involved in the robbery of a Sunset Park Burger King that took place in April.

According to police, at around 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 8, the man – described as Hispanic, 5’10” tall and 160 pounds – entered the Burger King at 5212 Fifth Avenue and approached the counter with a handgun.1601-16_72Pct,_Comm.Robbery_6-6-16_final_video_First_Frame

The perp had the gun covered with a black skull cap and demanded $50 from the store manager before fleeing.

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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.