The NYPD has released a surveillance image of a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery that took place this weekend. They’re hoping the public can help them identify and locate him.
It was reported to police that at about 5:38 a.m. on Saturday, the victim, a 28-year-old female, was standing at or near 81st and Central Part West when the unknown individual pictured above approached her. He displayed a box cutter and forcibly removed the woman’s cell phone. He was last seen running into Central Park in an unknown direction. The victim was not injured.
Anyone with relevant information 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 or by sending a direct message to @NYPDTips on Twitter.