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Police Search For Teen Suspect In F Train Station Robbery

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(Photo by Liena Zagare/BKLYNER)

Help cops find a teen who robbed a man at knifepoint in the Ditmas Avenue F station last week.

The 20-year-old male victim and the suspect had arranged to meet on Thursday, May 4, at 4pm, at the Ditmas Avenue F train station on Mcdonald Avenue, so the suspect could buy two jackets from the victim, said cops.

But instead, the suspect brandished a knife and stole the jackets before fleeing the scene, said police. The jackets were valued at $400.

There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

The suspect is described by police as a Hispanic male, approximately 18-years-old, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 150 pounds, with long black hair in a ponytail.

Photo via NYPD

Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 on the Crime stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

In the most recent 28 day period, police crime records show 10 reported robberies in the 66th Precinct, which includes Kensington, Boro Park, and parts of Mapleton. You can see a full map of the incidents here.

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