The NYPD are looking for a man, whom they describe to be in his 60s or 70s, seen in the video below in connection to two recent robberies.
The first incident occurred at approximately 12:30pm on Sunday, July 30. The suspect entered the 7-Eleven located at 146 Empire Boulevard on the border of Crown Heights and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, gestured as if he had a gun, and demanded money from the 20-year-old female employee, the police report.
The employee handed over an undetermined amount of cash to the man who left the store with some candy and a pack of cigarettes as well, according to police. The employee was not injured during the incident.
Police describe the suspect as a black male with a medium complexion, approximately 65-to 70-years-old. He was wearing black glasses, a black Du-rag, gray sweater, and dark colored shoes.
The second incident occurred at approximately noon on Saturday, August 19. The surveillance video above shows the suspect inside the Subway restaurant located at 66 Court Street in Downtown Brooklyn. According to the police report the man displayed a knife and demanded money from the employee.
The employee gave him an undetermined amount of cash and the man fled the scene on foot, the police say. The employee was not injured.
In this incident, the man was wearing black glasses, a turquoise Du-rag under a beige skull cap, a red and gray sweater, dark blue jeans, and dark-colored shoes. The suspect was carrying a large black backpack with a cane hanging from it.
Anyone with information in regards to these incidents 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 by logging onto the Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.