NYPD is trying to identify the suspect in an attempted robbery in the Central ParkNYPD

New York City police are on the hunt for a would-be robber who brandished a knife at a 31-year-old man who was counting money on a log in Central Park.

The botched robbery happened around 3:50 p.m. Saturday at East Drive and East 109 Street, police said.The victim told police the suspect approached him with a knife and said, "Let me get that!"

The victim responded by shouting at the suspect and running away, leaving the attempted robber empty-handed. There were no injuries.

NYPD released a sketch of the suspect, who they described asa six-foot tall 180-pound black male about 30-years-oldwearing a baseball hat, black shorts, a white shirt and white sneakers.


Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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