WANTED: Robbery Pattern (Manhattan)

3058-15 MRS-CPP Rob Pattern 152 Blake Carrington

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance locating the following suspects wanted in connection with four robberies that occurred within Manhattan.  Details are as follows.

Incident# 1 (19 Precinct) On December 7, 2015 at 1:09 am, the victims, a 29 year-old male and a 27 year-old female, were walking past 201 East 89 Street when they were approached by four to five male suspects simulating a firearm.  The suspects removed the male victim’s cellphone and the female victim’s purse before fleeing.  The suspects then used the victim’s credit card at a nearby White Castle. There were no reported injuries.

Incident# 2 (CPP) On December 7, 2015 at 11:15 pm, the victim, a 33 year-old male, was walking along a pedestrian path inside of Central Park, in the vicinity of West 95 Street and West Drive, when he was approached by four to five suspects brandishing a firearm.  The suspects removed the victim’s bookbag which contained a cellphone, money and credit cards. The suspects then fled the scene. There were no reported injuries.

Incident# 3 (CPP) On December 7, 2015 at 11:35 pm, the victims, a 45 year-old female and a 26 year-old female, were walking along the running path inside of Central Park, in the vicinity of West 91 Street and West Drive, when they were approached by four males, two of who brandished firearms.  The suspects removed the victims’ purses before fleeing the location. There were no reported injuries.

Incident# 4 (CPP) On December 10, 2015 at 7:21 pm, the victim, a 19 year-old male, was walking inside of Central Park, in the vicinity of 73 Street and East Drive, when he was approached by four suspects.  The victim was pushed by one of the suspects while they removed his cellphone from his hand. There were no reported injuries.

The following suspect has been identified:

  • Carrington, Blake
  • 20-year-old black male

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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