Knife-Wielding Man Robs Woman Aboard Subway In East Harlem, Cops Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is hoping to track down a man they say robbed a woman aboard a subway in Upper Manhattan last month.

Police say the suspect approached the 29-year-old victim aboard a northbound 6 train just before 8 a.m. on August 30th and told her he had a knife before demanding her property.

The victim complied and gave the suspect her wallet which contained her credit cards, according to police.

6 train robbery suspect Knife Wielding Man Robs Woman Aboard Subway In East Harlem, Cops Say

Man accused of robbing 29-year-old woman aboard northbound 6 train in East Harlem. (credit: NYPD)

The suspect exited the train when it pulled into the 116th Street station in East Harlem and fled in an unknown direction.

Investigators describe the suspect as a Hispanic male in his 40’s. He’s 5’10” with a heavy-set build and light colored eyes, according to police.

The suspect was last seen wearing a black baseball cap with a blue t-shirt, blue sweatpants, and black and red sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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