WOODBURY - Police are searching for the teen who allegedly attempted to hold up a Valley Stream restaurant.

Police say a teen approached the owner of Kim Won Chinese Kitchen on Merrick Road Saturday night at around 10:45 p.m. 

The teen allegedly displayed a knife and demanded cash, but fled on foot when the owner refused.

The suspect is described as a 16-year-old male who is around 5 feet 5 inches tall with a thin build.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.