The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two men (pictured) wanted in connection with a robbery.
On Saturday, April 17, at approximately 1:45 p.m., the suspects followed a 79-year-old man into the lobby of the building at 2940 West 33rd St., Brooklyn, and then into the elevator, where they held him and removed his wallet from his pocket. The suspects then fled.
They are described as follows:
Suspect #1: male, black, approximately 18, 6’3″ tall, approximately 190 lbs., wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans, and blue sneakers.
Suspect #2: male, black, approximately 17-18 years old, 5’9″ tall, approximately 150-160 lbs., wearing a baseball cap, a black leather waist-length jacket, and dark jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at NYPDcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES); enter TIP577.