Video shows man grab chicken, biscuits at Mott Haven restaurant

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MOTT HAVEN -

A video shows a man accused of stealing fried chicken and biscuits after jumping the counter at a restaurant in Mott Haven, police say.

The incident happened Thursday inside of the Texas Chicken and Burger on Brook Avenue around 10 p.m.

The brazen thief is seen jumping the counter inside of the restaurant as he begins hand selecting pieces of fried chicken which he tosses into a large bag.

The suspect is also seen removing a tray of baked biscuits before exiting the eatery.

Police say the suspect shoved an employee aside who tried to prevent him from leaving but he got away.

He is described as having long braided hair and was last seen wearing a black and pink shirt, blue jeans, blue sneakers and a white towel or shirt over his head.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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