Thief Snatches Commuter’s Jewelry At Nevins Street MTA Station

[UPDATE: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:45am] Police have arrested 59-year-old Keith Clark of Bed-Stuy in connection with this incident and charged him with robbery and criminal possession of stolen property.

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – The NYPD is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the man seen in the below photos and video in connection with a recent robbery at an MTA station in Downtown Brooklyn.

At approximately 8:45pm on Monday, August 5, on the mezzanine level of the Nevins Street subway station, police say a 53-year-old woman was about to enter a turnstile when the suspect approached her from behind and grabbed her necklace. He pulled the woman by the neck, threw her to the ground, and took her necklace and a bracelet.

The man fled the station in an unknown direction. The woman suffered pain and bruising from the incident but refused medical attention.

See surveillance video of the incident below.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this man 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.

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Pamela Wong

Pam is a staff reporter at Bklyner, covering North-Western parts of Brooklyn. You can reach her at Pamela@bklyner.com. Tips are always welcome. She also writes about art at arthag.typepad.com.

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