Police say the man began casing an armored vehicle at a stop near Sixth Avenue and West 48th Street about 4:30 p.m. Sept. 29. Later, he reportedly walked up and stole a 90-pound bucket of gold flakes worth $1.6 million off the truck while the guards were making another pickup.
Authorities say the suspect is a Hispanic male, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing what’s in this video.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).