WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

2528-16 19 Pct Robbery 8-30-16 photo of ind.

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 19th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at approximately 4:42 p.m. a 25-year-old year-old female victim was waiting to order food at 120 East 86th Street (Panera Bread), when a unidentified individual entered the location and grabbed the victim’s purse. A struggle ensued with the individual dragging the female outside onto the sidewalk, shoving her onto the ground and removing her purse before fleeing into the subway to parts unknown. The victim refused medical attention at the scene.

 The individual is described as:

  • Male Black, approximately 35-45 years-old, 5’8″-5’9″ tall.
  • Last seen wearing a lime green t-shirt, blue jeans with bottoms rolled up and seen carrying a plastic bag.

 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.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

****************Update 9/7/16 **********

 On 09/07/16 at 3:40 p.m. the following individual was arrested:

  •  Moore, Ralph
  • 57 year old male
  • 400 East 30 Street
  • New York, NY

Charges:

  • Robbery
  • Criminal Possession of Stolen Property