WOODSTOCK, the Bronx — Police are searching for the man accused of an attempted robbery at a Bronx dry cleaner Friday evening.
An unidentified man entered the Dry Cleaner at 727 Westchester Ave. in the Woodstock section of the Bronx and displayed a firearm, demanding the cash register’s contents, police said.
A struggle ensued after the 56-year-old victim attempted to grab the firearm, according to police.
During the struggle, the firearm discharged, striking the victim’s ankle, said cops.
They were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The alleged thief fled north on Westchester Avenue with no property.
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