Cops Add 17 Crimes To List

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police believe two robbery suspects they have been hunting for months are responsible for 17 additional crimes dating back to February.

In all, the duo is believed to have committed 28 robberies in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx — including seven in August — authorities said. Some of the recent robberies have occurred in Midtown, TriBeCa, Gramercy Park and Hell’s Kitchen.

The suspects have mostly targeted convenience stores. In all of the incidents, the suspects are armed with a gun and remove cash from the register, police said. There have been no injuries reported in any of the robberies.

Both suspects are described as Hispanic men. One is about 6 feet tall, weighing 180 to 200 pounds. The other is also about 6 feet, weighs 180 to 190 pounds and has a tattoo on his left forearm.

Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS or by submitting a tip online at

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