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Police search for man accused of robbing teens of cellphones, threatening to shoot them in the Bronx

Police are looking for a man accused of robbing cellphones from teens in the Bronx.  Police say the man robbed four people between Feb. 26 and March 1. The robberies took place on Castle Hill Avenue,

News 12 Staff

Mar 16, 2016, 3:27 PM

Updated 3,021 days ago

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Police are looking for a man accused of robbing cellphones from teens in the Bronx. 
Police say the man robbed four people between Feb. 26 and March 1. The robberies took place on Castle Hill Avenue, Olsmstead Avenue, Powell Avenue and Randall Avenue.
They say in all cases, the suspect approaches the victim on the street, tells them he has a gun and says he will shoot them if they do not hand over their phones. According to police, all of the robberies took place between the early afternoon and late evening hours.
The suspect is accused of stealing cellphones from all the victims. 
He is described as being 5'6", 180 pounds, and has a goatee. 
Police say he usually wears a light blue or dark-colored hooded sweater and sweatpants, and rides a dark-colored mountain bicycle.
Anyone with information in regard to the incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. 


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