Whiskey Thief Attacks Owner of Delancey Wine in Botched Heist

Posted on: April 29th, 2019 at 5:08 am by

A failed attempt to stew whiskey from a local liquor store ended with a punch to the face of the owner.

Police say that an unidentified man entered Delancey Wine (35 Essex Street) on Friday afternoon, and tried the old five-finger discount on a handle of whiskey. The owner chased the thief outside but sustained a punch right in the kisser.

The perp then fled the scene.

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