While you’re on the look-out for the bald, mustachioed scam artist, keep an eye out for this gent as well.
Police say that on the night of Dec. 15, he walked into the Maoz Vegetarian at 59 East 8th Street — an NYU hang — and approached a couple of customers sitting at a table. He told them he was an undercover cop and asked to see one of the guys’ wallet and ID. The victim, a 19-year-old, handed over some cash and the fake flatfoot gave only some of it back before taking off, police say.
The suspect is wanted for criminal impersonation.
Never fun when you go for a falafel and leave feeling awful.