NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a suspect who they said is wanted for using an ice pick to rob a man in Central Park.

It happened Wednesday around 9 p.m. in Central Park near East Drive and 108th Street.

The suspect walked up to a man, punched him in the face and took out an ice pick, police said. He then stole the victim’s cell phone and cash and took off.

Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-557-TIPS (8477) or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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