New York

Police Seeking Attempted Robbery Suspect

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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating and identifying an individual wanted in connection with an attempted robbery.

On Wednesday, April 28, at 2:40 p.m., the suspect, pictured, approached a store window in front of 3202 Mermaid Avenue armed with a firearm and demanded money from the victim. The victim refused and the suspect fled.

The suspect is a black male, 5’7″, 170 lbs., 35-40 years old, with a medium build and long braided hair. He was last seen wearing a white jacket with a red shirt, blue jeans, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at NYPDcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637); enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.