Man wanted for robbing 2 near Grand Concourse subway station in the Bronx

Police are looking for a man who robbed two people outside a Bronx subway station. Police believe the same suspect robbed the two victims on different days.  The first robbery happened on July 6,

News 12 Staff

Jul 27, 2016, 3:36 PM

Updated 2,878 days ago

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Police are looking for a man who robbed two people outside a Bronx subway station.
Police believe the same suspect robbed the two victims on different days. 
The first robbery happened on July 6, around 1:42 a.m., while a 61-year-old woman was leaving the 175th Street and Grand Concourse subway station. Police say the suspect approached the woman, displayed a gun and demanded money. They say the man got away with $60, and the woman was not injured.
The second robbery happened on July 8, around 3:55 a.m., as a 23-year-old man was entering the same station. Police say the suspect approached the man, displayed a gun and removed the victim's chain necklace and rings before running off.
Police describe the suspect as being 5'5'' tall, with brown eyes and short black hair. 
Surveillance video of the man just before the first robbery has been released by police.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. 


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