Police seek man wanted in connection to Manhattan restaurant robbery

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MIDTOWN (PIX11)– Authorities have released a photo of a man who allegedly robbed an Asian cuisine restaurant in Midtown over the weekend.

Police are looking for this individual who allegedly stole paycheck and more than $1,400. (DCPI)

Police are looking for this individual who allegedly stole checks and $1,400 in cash on Saturday at Obao restaurant . (DCPI)

The thief entered Obao restaurant located at 647 Ninth Avenue Saturday morning and removed a safe from the manager’s office containing payroll checks as well as approximately $1,400 in cash, police say.

The man is described by police as being 5-feet 10-inches, approximately 175 pounds, between 30-years-old to 40-years-old. He was last seen wearing a baseball hat and sneakers.

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