WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photograph in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the Central Park Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday July 24, 2017, at approximately 5:18 p.m. inside of Central Park (vicinity of 101 East Drive), the individual approached the 22 year-old male victim from behind, told him he had a handgun and demanded his property. The victim complied and gave the individual approximately $10 in cash. The individual fled through the park and exited in the vicinity of 102 Street and 5 Avenue.

The individual is described as a:

  •  Male, black, 14 to 15 years old; last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater, dark colored jeans and black 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.