WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)


The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 1st Precinct (Manhattan). Details are as follows:

On Saturday January 16, 2016 at 11:30 pm in front of 143 Prince Street, two unknown males approached the two victims from behind. After one of the two males pulled a handgun from his jacket pocket, the pair demanded the victims’ property. The two males took $50 and a cell phone from the victims and fled East on Prince Street.

The first individual is:

  • Male Hispanic, 25-35 years old, 5’7″, medium build.
  • Last seen wearing a black wool cap, black waist length jacket and dark colored pants.

The second individual is:

  • Male black, 25-35 years old, 5’7″, slim build.
  • Last seen wearing a black and red baseball cap, a light grey waist length jacket, dark colored pants and red sneakers.

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 strictly confidential.

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