NYPD seeks two men tied to robbery, assault on Bronx subway platform - Metro US

NYPD seeks two men tied to robbery, assault on Bronx subway platform


Two suspects who allegedly beat up and robbed a victim on a D train in the Bronx are on the loose, police said Sunday.

Cops said two men pushed an unidentified 38-year-old man down the stairs at the subway station at Grand Concourse and East Tremont Avenue on Sept. 28 before they began to punch him.

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The assault and robbery took place in broad daylight at around 3 p.m.

The suspects struck the victim multiple times before they yanked the man’s backpack off of him, stealing his wallet inside, before they ran off heading north along the Grand Concourse.

Their victim refused medical attention and reported no injuries to police or emergency personnel.

Video surveillance at the scene caught the two men running away from the station.

Police described the first suspect as Hispanic man, last seen wearing a gray T-shirt, black jeans and black sneakers.

The second suspect was described as a male Hispanic, last seen wearing a black T-shirt with a white square image in front of the shirt, gray jeans and red sneakers with black laces.

NYPD asks that anyone with information in regards to this incident or the two suspects call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or text their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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