Cops Seek 6 Teen Suspects In Two Brooklyn Robberies
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for six teenage suspects, including 3 girls, wanted for two robberies in Brooklyn.
Both incidents took place last Sunday evening in the Clinton Hill/Fort Greene section of the borough.
In the first incident, police said two males in their teens approached a 21-year-old woman from behind before punching her in the head and face while removing her cellphone from her hand. Both suspects then fled on St. Edwards Street around 7 p.m.
The second incident took place only a couple of hours later at the intersection of Willoughby and Flatbush Avenue when a 42-year-old woman was approached by two females and four males, who punched the victim in the face and demanded money.
The victim was also carrying a bag of groceries, which the suspects also took, police said. The victim sustained a swollen eye and cuts to her face as a result of the incident.
The suspects are described in the following way:
Suspect #1: Male/Hispanic/15-18 years old wearing a black bubble coat and blue pants.
Suspect #2: Female/White or Hispanic, 15 yrs old wearing a black sweater, black hair.
Suspect #3: Male/Black/12-13 years old wearing a dark sweater and dark pants with black sneakers.
Suspect #4: Female/Black/15 years old wearing a black bubble coat, dark pants and dark shoes.
Suspect #5: Female/Black/13-15 years old wearing a red or pink baseball cap, black jacket and red pants.
Suspect #6: Male/Black/16-18 years old wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, light colored pants and a red baseball cap.
Anyone with information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these individuals 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.