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NYPD Wanted: Robbery (Brooklyn)

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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified male who is seen in the attached surveillance video and is sought in connection with a robbery within the confines of the 77th Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 10:08 p.m. in the vicinity of Nostrand Avenue and St. Johns Place, an unidentified male approached two 23-year-old female victims, produced a handgun and demanded their property. The victims complied, and the unidentified male fled on foot in an unknown direction with each of the victims’ purses. One purse contained an iPhone and $150 in cash; the other purse contained $200 in cash. No shots were fired, and there were no injuries.

The unidentified male is:
• Black, 5’07” and 150 lbs, with a dark complexion.
•He was wearing a red coat, a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and red-and-white sneakers.

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.

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