Police: Man wanted for robbing 2 people at gunpoint in the Bronx and Harlem
Police say a man is wanted in connection to a robbery pattern in the Bronx and in Harlem.
NYPD officials say a person was riding a blue moped in Mott Haven when the suspect pulled out a gun and forced the victim off the scooter before getting away.
They say it happened just after 2 p.m. on May 20.
Officials told News 12 the second time someone was robbed it was inside a grocery store in Harlem.
Surveillance video shows a man pull a gun out from his pocket and point it at the cashier before forcing his way behind the counter. The man is then seen grabbing the cashier by the neck and holding the gun to his head.
Authorities say the second robbery happened May 31 just before 9 p.m.
Officials say the suspect got away with $500 in cash in the grocery store robbery. They say he seemed to use the scooter stolen in the first incident to get away.
No one was injured in either of the incidents.
Police ask anyone who recognizes the suspect to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.