Police Ask Public For Help Identifying Suspect In Several Bronx Robberies
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The New York Police Department is asking for help in identifying and locating a male suspect they believe is behind two robberies and another attempted robbery in the Bronx.
According to police, the first robbery happened at a Walgreens on Oct. 31. The suspect entered the store on Boston Road, passed a note to the clerk demanding cash and stated he had a firearm. The suspect got away with $187.
Police said they believe the same man struck again on Dec. 13 at a Western Union on East Bedford Park Blvd. This time, the suspect entered the location, passed a demand note to the clerk, stated that he had a bomb but fled without any property, police said.
Later in the evening on Dec. 13 the suspect entered a Little Ceasars on East 149th Street, passed a demand note and stated he had a gun, authorities said. He fled the scene with $340.
No injuries were reported in any of the incidents.
Police released several photos of the suspect with the hope that someone will come forward with information.
Anyone with information in regard to the robberies is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
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