WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify the whereabouts of the following individual in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 1 Precinct/Transit District 2. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday October 31, 2017 at approximately 10:14 p.m. inside of a northbound “5” train, the two individuals approached the 75 year-old male victim and engaged him in conversation. The female individual then snatched the victim’s cell phone from his hand. When the victim tried to get his phone back, the female stabbed him on his left arm with a knife. As the victim continued to fight with the female, the second individual (a male) punched him in the face numerous times. When the train arrived at the Wall Street station the individuals fled the train in an unknown direction. The victim was removed to Bellevue Hospital in serious but stable condition.  The male individual was subsequently apprehended and arrested. The female has not been apprehended and was identified as follows:

  • Acuna, Scarlet
  • 29 year-old female, 5’5″, 160 to 180lbs.
  • Long dreadlocks and tattoos on her face.

She was last seen wearing:

  •  Black sweater with white skulls on its front, green pants and white sneakers.

 Arrested:

  • Beauvior, Steve
  • 21 year-old male
  • 117 East 118 Street
  • Manhattan, NY

 Charges:

  • Robbery
  • Assault

 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.