WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video and photos wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 6th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11:00 p.m. inside a residential building located in the vicinity of Grove Street & Bedford Street, a 32-year-old female victim walked inside the lobby of her building when an unidentified male approached her from behind, demanded her property and forcibly removed her hand bag before fleeing eastbound on Grove Street towards 7th Avenue. The handbag was later thrown on the ground and recovered with all its contents and there were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.

The unidentified individual is described as:

  •  A male, black.

Last seen wearing:

  • Black & gray ski cap with a New York logo.
  • Green jacket, green pants, black boots with a black backpack with gray “Adidas” logo.

Anyone with information in regards to this 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.