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Suspect Sought In 3 Armed Robberies At Manhattan Parking Garages

(credit: DCPI)

(credit: DCPI)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a suspect they say is responsible for three armed robberies at parking garages in Manhattan.

The latest incident took place on September 22 at the Edison Parking Garage at 4161 10th Avenue. Police said the suspect approached a garage employee while displaying a gun and demanded money.

The suspect then fired one round into the flood before the worker complied and handed him an unknown amount of money.

Two other incidents also occurred earlier this month. On September 9, a parking garage at 403 Lafayette Street street was hit. The Salem Parking Garage at 497 West Street was also robbed on September 15. In both of those incidents, firearms were displayed before the suspect got away with money.

There were no reported injuries in any of the incidents.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 40-50 years old, 200-250 pounds, who wears a dark hat and walks with a limp. Police have also released a sketch.

Anyone with information 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.