WANTED: Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 88 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to the police that on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. the victim’s, two 13-year old males were inside of Pratt Playground, located on the corner of Willoughby Street and Emerson Place, when they were approached by the individuals. One of the individuals asked one of the victim’s for the time, while the other individual displayed a silver and black firearm. The individuals demanded the victim’s cellphones and book bags. The victims’ complied and the individuals removed their property and fled the location. There were no reported injuries during the incident.

  • Individual 1: male, black dark complexion, 15-17 years of age
  • Last seen wearing a gray hoodie, black coat, dark colored pants and white sneakers


  • Individual 2: male, Hispanic, light complexion, 15-17 years of age,
  • Last seen wearing a blue hoodie, black coat, green sweatpants and black sneakers with white shoe laces.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS 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 texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.