NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say they’ve arrested a a man wanted in connection with two robberies in Gramercy Park.
The most recent robbery happened on Wednesday, November 23 around 6:06 p.m. Police say the victim, a 71-year-old, was attacked from behind as he was entering the lobby of his apartment building.READ MORE: Broadway League Says Vaccine Mandate For Children Under 12 Will Take Effect Dec. 14
Police say the suspect took an unknown amount of money before fleeing the scene. The victim was treated for a broken arm at an area hospital.
The suspect’s first robbery was on Thursday, November 3 at 5:15 p.m. The suspect approached his victim, this time a 77-year-old, in the vestibule of the victim’s building before grabbing him and removing money from his pocket.READ MORE: Better.com CEO Vishal Garg Apologizes For Zoom Firing: 'I Blundered The Execution'
No injuries were reported in that encounter.
Both incidents were caught on surveillance video.
Henry Huggins, 51, of East 30th Street in Manhattan has been arrested. He faces burglary and robbery charges.MORE NEWS: Innovative Gift Card Program With Cash Bonus Aims to Assist Newark Businesses
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