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Police Looking For Suspect Wanted In 2 Armed Robberies

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police in Brooklyn are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with two armed robberies that took place in early December.

On December 4, authorities said the 20-year-old male suspect threatened a man with a silver gun in the lobby of a building on Graham Ave. in Williamsburg. The suspect demanded money and got away with an unknown amount of cash and a cell phone.

Police said the next day, the suspect was getting out of a livery cab in Brownsville and threatened the driver with a gun before fleeing with cash and another cell phone.  It happened at the intersection of Pitkin Ave. and Christopher Ave.

Authorities described the suspect as 5’10’’ with a medium build.  Police also noted the suspect’s gun featured a pearl handle.

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 www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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