WANTED: Robbery Pattern (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the three individuals depicted in the attached surveillance video regarding a robbery pattern within the confines of the 26 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 4:40 p.m. in front of 408 West 129 Street, three unknown individuals approached the 44-year-old male victim, and one of the individuals displayed a silver firearm, demanding the victim’s money. The individuals removed $200 from the victim’s pocket and fled southbound toward St. Nicholas Street. The victim was not injured.

Incident #2: It was reported to police that on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 6:15 p.m. at a parking lot located at 418 West 127 Street, three unknown individuals approached the attendant booth and one of the individuals pointed a silver firearm at the victim, a 49-year-old male employee. The individuals demanded money and proceeded to go through the victim’s bag and reach into the victim’s pockets, removing his cellphone and wallet containing credit cards and $100 cash. The individuals then fled eastbound on West 127 Street toward Convent Avenue. The victim was not injured.

  • The individuals are described as male Blacks approximately in their 20’s.

 Anyone with information in regards to this commercial robbery 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.