Armed man attempts to rob Chinese restaurant

Robbery squad detectives in the Bronx are searching for an armed man who tried to rob a local restaurant. Police have released a surveillance image

Cops are hoping a surveillance photo of the suspect will help find him.

Cops are hoping a surveillance photo of the suspect will help find him. (3/17/15)

THE BRONX - Robbery squad detectives in the Bronx are searching for an armed man who tried to rob a local restaurant. 

Police have released a surveillance image of the suspect, who they say went into the No. 1 Chinese Restaurant at 1735 University Ave. back on Feb. 15. 

According to investigators, the man pulled out a gun and demanded money from the clerk. The employee ran to the back and the suspect took off empty handed. No injuries were reported. 

He's described as a black man who was wearing a dark coat, colored jeans and a half face mask. 

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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