suspect enters Dip Top
As Orange Live reported last night, The Dip Top shop at 263 Boston Post Road was robbed at knifepoint Friday evening.
Here is the official police statement which is accompanied by a video of the incident on the OPD Facebook page:
On Friday, March 11 Orange Police officers responded to the Dip Top store in regard to a robbery.at 9:14 p.m.
During the investigation, officers learned that employees, but no customers, were inside the store at around 9:13 p.m. when a white male, aged 20s to 30s, dressed in black and wearing a white bandana as a disguise entered and brandished a knife while demanding money.
Suspect helps himself to the cash drawer
Employees backed away while the perpetrator opened the register and removed the cash. No employees were harmed and the unknown suspect left the area on foot.
NOTE: At the end of the video, you can see the robber return to the side of the building and “wave goodbye” to the employees.
A police K9 track was unsuccessful.
The Orange Police Department is asking anyone who recognizes the man from the photos or video to contact police headquarters at 203-891-2130.
Suspect waves Bye Bye through the window.
The suspect also reportedly had “long, dark braided hair.”