NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two suspects wanted for five robberies in Manhattan.
Two male suspects entered the locations armed with guns and demanded cash and property before fleeing on foot. In two of the incidents, victims suffered minor injuries and were take to area hospitals and treated, police said.
The latest incident happened on Monday at 9:45 p.m. inside 1729 Lexington Ave. The suspects got away with money, a wallet and electronics, police said.
The first suspects is described as 28-year-old man, about 6-foot-2 and 210 pounds. The second suspect is described as a 28-year-old man, 5-7 and 250 pounds.
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.