2017-03-16 / Other News

NYPD Wants To Unmask Criminal

By Jason Linetsky

Courtesy of NYPD Courtesy of NYPD A robber may have crossed precinct lines to hold up two stores and the NYPD wants the public’s assistance in putting an end to his crime spree.

The man, who covers his face with a mask and uses a semi-automatic handgun to rob money from his victims, may have been involved in two incidents last month within the confines of the 63rd and 70th Precincts.

According to reports, he went into the Kings Petroleum and Tobacco Shop located at 1676 Flatbush Avenue around 12:15 p.m. on February 20th and got away with $300 in cash. A week later, on February 27th around 11 a.m., he fled with an undetermined amount of money from Harry’s Superette located at 2920 Avenue I. No injuries were reported in either incident.

The thug is described as black, 20- 25 years old and approximately 5’9”. He has a medium build, dark complexion, mustache and goatee. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with white strings, black baseball cap, black pants, white t-shirt and black sneakers.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS 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 texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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