WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

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The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying the following person of interest wanted for questioning in regards to a robbery within the confines of the 9 Precinct. The circumstances are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at approximately 2:27 a.m. the male black individual approached the 26 year-old female victim on the staircase leading down to the Bleecker Street subway station and grabbed her by the arm and told her to give him a kiss.  When the victim resisted, the individual fled.   It was later discovered that an unknown amount of cash and a Metrocard was missing from the victim’s purse.  The individual is described as follows:

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  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.