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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Man wanted for knifepoint robbery in Hunts Point apartment elevator

Police say the suspect followed a 69-year-old man using a walker into the lobby of an apartment building on Bryant Avenue.

News 12 Staff

Sep 10, 2022, 1:39 PM

Updated 648 days ago

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The NYPD are searching for a suspect seen on video robbing a man at knifepoint Friday night in Hunts Point. 
Police say the suspect followed a 69-year-old man using a walker into the lobby of an apartment building on Bryant Avenue. They say the suspect then followed the victim into the elevator and pulled out a knife from his pocket. 
The suspect rummaged through the victim’s pocket and walker. He stole $13 and fled the scene. 
The victim was not injured in the incident.
Police say the suspect is in his late teens or early 20s and was wearing a maroon outfit. 
If you have any information that could help the police, call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.
Source: NYPD


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