WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

 

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the suspect wanted for gun point robbery within the confines of the 6th Precinct. Details are as follows:

On Sunday, December, 13, 2015 at 3:45 am, victim #1, a 30-year-old male and victim #2, a 29-year-old male were approached by a male suspect who demanded their property while displaying a silver firearm inside of an apartment building lobby located in the vicinity of Waverly Place and Christopher Street. The suspect then removed approximately $400 from victim #2 before fleeing to parts unknown. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male black, approximately 40-year-old, 5’4″ tall, 160lbs., with a dark complexion
  • Last seen wearing a black shirt under a black jacket, blue jeans, black sneakers and a black winter hat.

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.

All calls are kept confidential.

***UPDATE 02-01-16***

The person of interest in the above case is now wanted for questioning in four other robberies.

Incident #2 – At approximately 3:15 a.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in front of 181 Thompson Street in the confines of the 6th Precinct. Two  male Blacks approached the 31-year-old male victim, brandished a firearm, and fled with the victim’s cell phone, watch, and $300.

Incident #3 – At approximately 8:35 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2016 in the confines of the 9th Precinct. A male Black followed the 27-year-old male victim into an elevator in an apartment building, simulated a firearm inside his jacket, and fled with $150.

Incident #4 – At approximately 5:35 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 381 East 10th Street in the confines of the 9th Precinct. A male Black followed the 28-year-old male victim into an apartment building, displayed a knife, and demanded his messenger bag. The victim refused and the person of interest fled on foot empty handed.

Incident #5 – At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2016 in the confines of the 6th Precinct. A male Black followed the 24-year-old female victim into an elevator in an apartment building, simulated a firearm inside his jacket, and fled with the victim’s headphones and $50.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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