WANTED: Robbery (Staten Island)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the two unidentified males who are seen in the attached surveillance photos and are sought in connection with a robbery within the confines of the 120th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 2:00 a.m. on the street in the vicinity of St Pauls Avenue and Van Duzer Street, two unidentified males approached the victim, a 39-year-old male, and punched him in the face. The victim was knocked to the ground, and the unidentified males removed his wallet, which contained $25 and a debit card. The unidentified males fled south on Van Duzer Street. The victim suffered pain and bruising to his face. He was transported by EMS to Richmond University Medical Center, where he was treated and released. The ongoing investigation revealed that at 6:55  on Friday, April 14, 2017 (same date) the unidentified males used the victim’s debit card to make a $9.12 purchase at a McDonald’s located at 501 Bay Street, in the confines of the 120th Precinct.

 The unidentified males are:

  •  Black and 17 to 20 years old. One was wearing a white t-shirt. The other was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt.

 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.