Man accused of robbing 80-year old inside Bronx elevator

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Suspect sought in the April 19, Bronx elevator robbery of an 80-year-old man. Suspect sought in the April 19, Bronx elevator robbery of an 80-year-old man.
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A man is accused of robbing an 80-year-old man inside of an elevator in the Bronx.

The incident happened on April 19, inside of an apartment building near Bryant Avenue and Aldus Street around 1 p.m.

Police say the suspect walked up to the man and attempted to engage him in conversation before pushing him up against a wall inside of the elevator and robbing him.

The suspect got away with $300 from the victim's pocket.

Police have released surveillance video of the suspect.

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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