WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)


The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photos and video wanted for questioning in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 6th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at approximately 4:40 a.m. a 63-year-old male employee was inside 515 Avenue of Americas (Xcellent DVD store), when three unidentified individuals entered and one of the males stabbed the victim in his left side before removing the cash register containing an undetermined amount of cash. The individuals fled the store westbound on West 13th Street towards 7th Avenue. The victim was removed to Bellevue Hospital where he was treated and released.

  •  Individual #1 is described as a male Black, approximately 5’8″ tall, 160lbs., and last seen wearing a grey sweatshirt and a surgical mask.
  •  Individual #2 is described as a male White or Hispanic, approximately 6’0″ tall, 170lbs., and last seen wearing a camouflage jacket.
  •  Individual #3 is described as a male White, and last seen wearing a red and black flannel jacket.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS 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 texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are kept strictly confidential.