Police: 60-year-old man assaulted, robbed inside elevator at Sedgwick Houses

Police have released a surveillance image of a suspect they say attacked and robbed a 60-year-old Bronx man inside an elevator.

Police have released a surveillance image of a suspect they say attacked and robbed a 60-year-old Bronx man inside an elevator. (5/23/16)

THE BRONX - Police have released an image of the suspect wanted for attacking and robbing another man inside a Morris Heights elevator. 

The elevator attack happened on May 11 at the Sedgwick Houses on University Avenue in Morris Heights around 10:15 a.m.

Police say the suspect grabbed the 60-year-old victim's necklace and shoved him inside the elevator causing the man to fall.

They say the victim was not injured, and the suspect took off.

The suspect was last seen wearing gray Jordan sneakers with yellow lettering.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

 

 

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