WANTED: Robbery (Brooklyn)

453-16 BTRS 90 Pct 01-15-16

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photos which show a male and a female using a stolen Metrocards. The metro card was stolen during a robbery, in transit, within the confines of the 90 Precinct. Details are as follows:

On Friday, January 15, 2016, at 4:30 a.m. the victim, a 38-year-old male, was on the north bound “L” train platform at the Morgan Avenue station when the suspect, who was armed with a gun, approached him and demanded his property. The suspect then went through the victim’s pockets and removed debit cards, credit cards, a Metrocard and an Apple iPad. The suspect then fled the scene. There were no reported injuries.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.