Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Help Sought In Fort Tyron Park Robbery

Screen shot from MTA video released by the NYPD of four suspects laughing it up in the elevator after the incident. The suspects are wanted in connection for a robbery in Fort Tyron Park on February 22nd. 


By Geoffrey Croft

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying four male persons of interest in connection to a robbery Fort Tyron Park within the confines of the 34 Precinct. 

Details are as follows:

It has been reported to police that on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at approximately 5:30pm the individuals approached the 27-year-old male victim while in Fort Tyron Park. 

The individuals proceeded to attack the victim by kicking and punching him, finally removing the victim's Sony camcorder and fleeing. The victim sustained a minor scratch on his right ear, swelling above the left eyebrow, and minor swelling on his upper lip. He was not removed to the hospital.

Video from after the incident is  available at DCPI.

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.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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