WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

 

 

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following two individuals in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 6 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m. the individuals approached the 70 year-old male victim inside the lobby of his residential apartment building on the Avenue of the Americas. Upon approaching him, one of the individual put him into a chokehold causing him to fall to the ground, while the other began removing his money. The individuals removed approximately $1812 in cash and fled.  The victim went to an area hospital the next day and received treatment for a fractured trachea.  The individuals are described as follows:

  •  1: Male, black, last seen wearing a green hoodie, light blue jeans, and black sneakers.
  •  2: Male, black, last seen wearing a black hoodie, black sweatpants, and white sneakers.

 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.