Friday, May 11, 2012

WANTED: Cowardly Mugger, Saratoga Avenue (73rd Precinct)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating the following individual wanted for a robbery which took place on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at approx 1955 hours in the vicinity of Saratoga Avenue in the confines of the 73 Pct.

The suspect followed the victim F/B/88 into a building on Saratoga Avenue punched her in the head and removed her pocket book. The suspect fled on foot. The victim was transported to Woodhull Hospital in stable condition.

The suspect is described as M/B/20's, 6'0" He was wearing a blue coat, black cap, dark-colored pants with two white stripes down the sides, and black sneakers with white stripes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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