Police are searching for the man who assaulted a local merchant and grabbed cash during a Tuesday afternoon robbery at on Cedar Lane.
The assailant entered the store through a backdoor, pushed the merchant down and fled on foot through a rear parking lot, police said. The victim was not injured and police were still working to determine exactly how much money was stolen.
Detective Lt. Andrew McGurr said the robber was described as a 28 to 32-year-old black male, 5-foot-8 with braided hair. No weapons were involved in the incident, reported shortly before 2 p.m.
No one else was in the store during the robbery, McGurr said.
Additional details were not immediately released as Teaneck detectives continued their investigation.
A county police K-9 unit and crime scene investigators from the sheriff’s office assisted at the scene.
Anyone with information can contact Teaneck Police at 201-837-2600
First published 3 p.m. and last updated 5 p.m. Tuesday.