NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery and an attempted robbery in Manhattan.
Police said the first incident happened at around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday. They said the suspects entered the Ji Li Tui-Na Center at 151 East 57th Street and one of the suspects displayed a firearm, then demanded cash from an employee while the second suspect acted as a lookout. The suspects fled without any property, police said.
The suspects struck again less than a half an hour later. Police said the pair approached a 26-year-old female who was walking in the vicinity of East 50th Street and 2nd Avenue when one of the suspects displayed a firearm and demanded cash while the second suspect, again, acted as a lookout. The two fled with $20.
Police said there were no injuries in either incident.
The first suspect is described as a male, between 25-30 years old, who was wearing a blue shirt with a black jacket.
The second suspect is described as a male, 25-30 years old, who was wearing a black jacket and black and white hat with the words “New York” written on it.
Anyone with information in regard to the incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
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