Two men wanted for robbing senior man at gunpoint in Manhattan

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Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a pair of crooks who robbed a senior man at gunpoint in Manhattan.

Police say that at 12:15 a.m. on May 23, two unknown men followed a 74-year-old man into his apartment building, located in the vicinity of Audubon Avenue and West 188 Street. Once inside, one suspect put a gun to the victim’s head and demanded his property.

The second suspect put another gun to the victim’s back and took his cellphone, two necklaces and $300 in cash. The suspects then fled the scene toward Audubon Avenue to parts unknown. The victim was not injured as a result.

The NYPD released video of the suspects taken from nearby surveillance footage:



The first suspect is described as a man in his late 20s with a medium complexion who was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, black hoodie, dark sweatpants and a surgical face mask. The second suspect is described as a man in his 20s with a dark complexion who was last seen wearing a blue jacket, gray sweatshirt, dark pants, and a face mask.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.