Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Two Men Wanted In String of Robberies Near Morningside Park

The two suspects sought by police for multiple robberies around Morningside Park can be seen walking by park benches in the video released by police.


Police are looking for two men wanted for a string of broad daylight robberies near Morningside Park, according to DNAinfo.

The suspects — one who threatened and robbed the victims while the other acted as a lookout — struck four separate times around the park beginning Aug. 12, according to police.

In the last incident, on Aug. 21, one suspect, wielding a knife, stole money and a cell phone from a 23-year-old man at Morningside Drive and 116th Street about 2 p.m., police said.

The duo also allegedly stole three other cellphones and an iPod during the spree. In one other case, they simulated a knife, police said.

The first suspect is described as a man between 16-25 years old, 5-feet-7 to 6-feet-1 and between 160 and 190 pounds.

The second is described as 18-21 years old, between 5-feet-7 and 5-feet-11 and between 160 and 170 pounds.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477), submit tips to Crime Stoppers' website at or by text tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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