News Central Park the scene of two armed robberies over the weekend By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org May 10, 2015 6:53 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A pair of armed robberies hit the west side of Central Park over the weekend, police said. A 45-year-old man was choked and held at gunpoint early Sunday while walking near West 81st Street. The attacker, described as wearing green pants and a dark jacket with dreadlocks, grabbed the man from behind at about 1 a.m. He brandished a firearm and grabbed the man's wallet and backpack before fleeing. The victim was not hurt, police said. In the first incident, a group of teens attacked a 20-year-old man and his 17-year-old girlfriend near West Drive at about 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, police said. The teens, who had a knife and a Taser, grabbed the girl's purse and ran. Her bag was found later, but with the cellphone missing, police said. By ALISON FOX email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.