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Police Search For Suspect Who Robbed Harlem Laundromats At Gunpoint

Harlem Laundromat Robber

A surveillance image of a suspect who robbed two Laundromats in Harlem in recent weeks. (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police Monday were seeking the help of the public in finding suspect who robbed two Harlem Laundromats at gunpoint in recent weeks.

In both incidents, the suspect walked in, flashed a gun, and demanded cash. The victims complied, and no one was injured.

In the first incident, around 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6, the robber walked into the 24-hour Laundromat at 110 W. 145th St., displayed a gun, and demanded cash. He fled with an unknown sum of money.

In the second incident around 5:20 a.m. this past Tuesday, the suspect walked into another 24-hour Laundromat at 824 St. Nicholas Ave., showed a gun, and demanded cash. He again fled with an unknown sum of money.

The suspect was caught on surveillance video at one of the Laundromats.

Anyone with information was asked to contact NYPD Crime Stoppers, at (800) 577-TIPS, go to the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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