Police are looking for three young suspects wanted for allegedly robbing three teens during separate incidents just one hour from each other at a Bronx park last week.
The first incident on April 8 occurred at about 3:30 p.m. when the three suspects approached a 15-year-old boy as he was sitting on a bench inside Poe Park, located at 2640 Grand Concourse, according to cops. The trio of teens then threatened to hurt the victim and stole his iPhone before running away.
About an hour later, the alleged robbers approached a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy while in front of the same Bronx park and threatened to hurt them, police said. The teens demanded property but then ran away empty handed.
Authorities described each suspect as boys in their teens. The first was last seen wearing a black jackets, grey hoodie, dark pants and black sneakers. The second was wearing a blue hoodie with a white pull string, light blue jeans, and black sneakers; and the third was wearing a black hooded jacket, grey sweatpants and tan shoes.
Police have released surveillance video of three teens and is asking for the public’s help in identifying them.
Anyone with information in regards to these incidents 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 by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.