ROBBERY PATTERN – The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance identifying and locating the following suspect wanted in connection with three robberies that occurred within the confines of the 102nd and 112th Precincts.
The first incident occurred at 12:30 a.m. Feb. 11 within the 102nd Precinct. The suspect approached a female victim as she walked on Lefferts Boulevard and pushed her up against a fence as she reached Metropolitan Avenue. The suspect then displayed a box cutter and removed the victim’s purse. The suspect fled on foot.
The second incident occurred at 11:45 p.m. on Feb. 12 within the 112th Precinct. As a female victim walked along Continental Avenue approaching Dartmouth Street, the suspect exited a dark-colored four-door sedan and grabbed her in a bear hug. The suspect then threatened to cut the victim, though no knife was displayed, and removed her purse. The suspect fled in the sedan.
The third incident occurred at 1:45 a.m. on Feb. 19 within the 112th Precinct. The suspect approached the female victim as she walked on Austin Street and grabbed her in a bear hug. The suspect pressed an unknown sharp object against the victim’s hand and removed her purse. The suspect fled in an unknown dark-colored four-door sedan.
Anyone with information should call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS, visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls are confidential.