Cops cuff crooks who robbed man at knifepoint in Manhattan hotel

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Two people were cuffed early Thursday morning following a knifepoint robbery in Manhattan.

According to police, at 1:50 a.m. on Sept. 17 officers responded to a call regarding a robbery inside the Marriott Midtown West Hotel, located at 461 West 34th Street. Upon their arrival, a 23-year-old man reported to police that two people had entered the location, pulled out a knife and demanded money from the victim.

The suspects then fled the scene. Officers later apprehended two suspects, 22-year-old Qiyamah Garret and 22-year-old Destiny Caraballo, at 9th Avenue and West 33rd Street.

Garret and Caraballo, both of whom are from the Bronx, were charged with robbery, assault, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon.

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