Two wanted in string of Manhattan commercial robberies
The number of robberies in recent weeks in Manhattan’s 9th, 5th and 1st precincts that are tied to two suspects now stands at seven, the NYPD says.
The suspects are described as two male blacks, in their late 20's, approximately 5'8" tall and weighing 180 lbs. The incidents are as follows, from the police report:
GOLDWATER BOUTIQUE, 84 East 7th St.
Jan. 21, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.: Robbed the boutique of $240 cash.
BOND STREET CHOCOLATE, 63 East Bond St.
Jan. 23, 2015 at 4:45 p.m.: $250 dollars was taken.
ART GALLERY, 262 Mott St.
At 8 p.m., Jan 27: $55 is taken.
CLOTHING STORE, 251 Elizabeth St.
The perps tried to rob the store on Jan. 30 at 7:40 p.m. but left with nothing.,
CLOTHING STORE, 260 Mott St.
Near 2 p.m. on Feb. 21, $275 in cash is scored.
MOLTON BROWN, 128 Spring St.
At 7:15 p.m., on Feb. 23., $400 in cash is taken.
WINE THERAPY, 171 Elizabeth St.
Near 10 p.m. on Fri. Feb. 27, 2015 at approximately 2143 hours, the suspects net their biggest take so far -- $1,000 in cash.
Call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS if you have info or log onton NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM. Tips can also be texted to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
Images of Bushwick home burglary suspect released by NYPD
City cops are looking for a burglary suspect who broke into a Putnam Ave. home and took five screw guns, a Mac Book, an iPad, a shoulder purse, and a black jacket.
The male black suspect in the images released by the NYPD is 45 years-old to 50 years-old, with a skinny build.
The break-in happened between 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 and 7 a.m. the following day. The perp forced open the basement door.
Anyone with info should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).