Police Seek Suspects Wanted In 7 Bronx Bodega Robberies
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two suspects wanted in a seven robberies at Bronx bodegas.
Authorities said the men entered each of the locations wearing ski masks and displayed either a shotgun or handgun before removing cash from the store registers.
The robberies have taken place in the Fordham, Morrisania, Melrose, and University Heights sections.
Police said the men forced people in the bodegas to the floor, while one suspect goes behind the counter to remove money.
The incidents span from January 7 to February 28, when the men hit a location at 1150 Anderson Ave.
Police described the suspects in the following way:
1) M/B, approx. 6’2″ in height, 210 lbs, wearing black jacket, red hoodie and blue jeans.
2) M/B, approx. 6’2″ in height, 210 lbs, wearing black jacket, purple sweatshirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.