Two men sought for robbing a man at knifepoint in broad daylight in the Bronx

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Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a duo who robbed a man at knifepoint in the Bronx.

According to police, at 12:05 p.m. on March 11, a 20-year-old man was in the vicinity of Jesup Avenue and West 172 Street when two unknown men approached him from behind and demanded his property. When the victim refused, one of the suspects pulled out a knife.

The victim complied and handed over his cellphone and earphones. The suspects then fled the scene on foot northbound on Jesup Avenue.

On March 18, the NYPD released photos and video of the suspects:


The suspects are described as black men in their 20s with a slim build. The first suspect was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, black sweatpants and white sneakers. The second suspect was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater with a red logo on its front, blue jeans and white sneakers.

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 at or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.