WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating an individual depicted in the attached photographs wanted for questioning in connection to robbery that occurred within the confines of the 19th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Friday, January 20, 2017 at approximately 3:35 p.m. an unidentified male entered the Wellness Massage Spa located at 232 East 80th Street and displayed a knife demanding money from a 40-year-old female. The individual fled with $200. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.

Individual is described as an:

  •  Adult male black who last seen wearing a gray knit cap, a white t-shirt, blue jacket with the letter “R” on the back, blue jeans and white sneakers with black soles and laces.

 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.