NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police have released surveillance video of one of the men wanted in connection with a robbery in Central Park.
Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, two men walked into a boat rental stand located next to the Loeb Boathouse at West 73rd Street and East Drive and demanded cash from a teen worker, investigators said.
When the teen said there was no money, police said one of the suspects flashed a folding knife and stole the teen’s cell phone and cash from the tip jar before fleeing, CBS 2 reported.
The teen was not hurt.
Police have released surveillance video of the suspect who allegedly pulled a knife on the teen. The suspect is believed to be between 15 and 16 years old and about 5-feet-7-inches tall. He was last seen a turquoise T-shirt and dark jeans.
Police have also released a vague description of the second suspect. He is described as a black man between 18 and 20 years old and about 6-feet-tall. The suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants and a black du rag.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
The public can also submit tips to the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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