Have You Seen… Central Park Muggers


A 62-year-old man was mugged in Central Park by two men, one of whom presented a gun, on Monday at about 7:20 p.m. near the East 72nd Street entrance to the Park (East Drive and Transverse Road Number Three). The younger mugger, about 19-20 years old and thought to be Hispanic, had the gun; he is between 5’5″-5’6,” 140-145 pounds, and was wearing a dark blue cap and a dark blue sweatshirt. The elder mugger [sketched], about 30-35 years old, is thought to be Asian; he is between 5’5″-5’6,” 150-155 pounds, and wore dark pants and a waist-length grey jacket.

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