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Robber throws flammable liquid at victims

February 5, 2013 6:52:15 PM PST
A robber with an unusual method struck again.

Police say a man caught on camera holding up a check cashing shop in Harlem on Christmas Eve held up another business in Washington Heights two weeks ago.

In both robberies, the man tossed flammable liquid at the cashier and then pulled out a lighter and demanded cash.

The suspect is described as a man in his 40's, 5'09", 150 pounds and last seen wearing all dark clothing.

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