An unreasonable deli customer wanted to “buy” cigars from the store without first paying for it, and just giving his word that he’ll “come back” to give the payment. Naturally, the store clerk declined the strange request.
Disgruntled that his “request” was rejected, the customer left in anger. He came back with a vengeance, literally, that is, and set the Bronx shop on fire.
The customer first got into an argument with the 30-year-old shop clerk at the White Plains Road Deli around 5 p.m. on Sunday because of the unreasonable request over just a box of cigars.
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The suspect came back to the store an hour after his little fight with the clerk, but not to buy and pay for the cigars. Rather, the suspect returned to shockingly pour a flammable liquid from a red canister on the front of the Wakefield store.
The suspect then set the canister alight and threw it into the deli’s doorway, igniting the flammable substance on the ground in the process. Surveillance video caught the arson.
Good thing the shop worker was able to put out the flames with water and no one was injured from the attempt at arson.
The suspect was wearing a black hoodie and a denim jacket with leopard-print sleeves at that time.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is probably not the only time this criminal did something like this. He tried to steal a box of cigars. It won’t take long for the cops to find him. He most likely repeats this type of crime -petty theft - at other businesses.</p>— Debbie Davies (@DebbieTDavies) <a href="https://twitter.com/DebbieTDavies/status/1044882423002075136?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 26, 2018</a></blockquote>
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The suspect fled the scene afterward. Cops are still hunting him down. Anyone who has information on the guy’s identity and whereabouts can inform the Bronx police.
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