The suspect followed the victim and his girlfriend after they used an ATM, sources told CBS 2.
At around 5:45 a.m. Monday, police said 31-year-old Sassony Bryant approached Jose Robles, 52, from behind and punched him while he attempted to hail a cab.
At around 5:45 a.m. Monday, the suspect approached a 52-year-old man from behind who was attempting to hail a cab outside 625 8th Ave. He then punched the man who fell to the ground, according to police.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating two suspects wanted in connection with a pair of robberies in Queens.
The NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a robbery that took place in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn on Tuesday night.
The search is on for a man who attacked a woman at a popular park in Upper Manhattan.
Police were investigating a series of violent robberies that took place near the Columbia University Campus in Morningside Heights.
In each case, he approaches a male straphanger and asks for the time, police said. That’s when he assaults his victim and robs him, police said.
Francisco Flores, 40, is accused of following Ricardo Velez, 92, into his Chelsea home, assaulting him, and running off with his bible and other possessions.
On Wednesday morning he attempted to rob two boys and was successful in robbing a third. Later that afternoon he relieved another boy of his wallet in the vicinity of Smith and President streets, police said.
Police said Sharpe James was approached from behind by Alhafeez Williams Thursday, put in a choke hold and robbed of a gold chain.
The incident took place took place just after midnight Monday morning, and was caught on tape.
Police said the suspect attacked a 70-year-old woman as she entered her apartment building in Baychester shortly after 7 p.m. on Feb. 7.
The female victim was walking on Riverside Drive when two male suspects approached her from behind and forcefully robbed her.
The NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying five suspects who are wanted in connection with a robbery on the Upper East Side.