Monday, July 18, 2016

Update: Central Park: Man Robbed At Gun Point By Three Teens

Surveillance photos of the individuals from inside Central Park were released by the police.


By Geoffrey Croft

A 23-year-old riding a bike in Central Park was robbed early Saturday morning, NYC Park Advocates has learned.

The victim was stopped by three male black teens who displayed a gun according to police.  

The assailants removed his backpack which contained a wallet, drivers licence, debit card, and sixty dollars in cash.

The incident occurred inside the park near 106th street and the East Drive at 12:50 am.

No arrests have been made.

Later in the day another person was robbed a few blocks away in the park.

Police apprehended those suspects who are not connected to the earlier robbery. 

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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