Suspect at large in connection with Lower Manhattan subway robbery last week


Police released footage Wednesday of a man wanted in connection to a robbery that occurred on a subway train in Lower Manhattan last week, leaving the victim injured and without his iPhone.

The NYPD said the victim, a 22-year-old man, was on the northbound #4 train at the Bowling Green subway station at 11 p.m. on March 23 when two men approached him.

One man hit the victim in the face with an open hand before forcibly taking his iPhone XR out of his pocket, law enforcement sources said.

Then, the other perp struck the victim in the face with a firearm, causing a minor laceration to straphanger’s eye, police said. The victim did not seek medical attention, police added. 

Police arrested 19-year-old Ivan Maldonado who allegedly struck the victim with the firearm, but his partner in crime is still at large. NYPD officials describe the wanted man as having a dark-complexion and was last seen wearing a black jacket and gray hooded sweatshirt with an American flag patch on the arm. 


Anyone with information in regard to the attack is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit tips online at nypdcrimestoppers.com or on X (formerly Twitter) @NYPDTipsAll calls and messages are kept confidential.