NEW YORK(CBSNewYork)The NYPD is asking the public for help in tracking down a man who has been threatening people in the Bronx with a hypodermic needle and stealing their property.

The first incident occurred in August when the man approached a male victim near Castle Hill Avenue and East Tremont Avenue, brandished hypodermic needle and demanded property, the victim complied and the suspect fled the location.

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On Monday morning the suspect stole an iPad from a 16-year-old boy at, White Plains Road and East Gun Hill Road, before taking off, and on Tuesday he robbed a man at needle point near Roberts Avenue and East Tremont Avenue.

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The suspect has been described a 40-year-old Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes, he is 5’6″ tall and weighs 120 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black leather Yankees cap, a black hooded sweatshirt, a black t-shirt, grey jeans and black sneakers.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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