NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Yet another mugging has been reported in Central Park, according to NYPD.
Police are looking for two men accused of robbing a victim in Central Park around 10 p.m. Friday.READ MORE: Jokic, Rivers Team Up To Help Nuggets Top Nets
The 28-year-old male victim said he was walking inside of Central Park in the vicinity of Cross Drive and East Drive when the two suspects approached him from behind and pushed him over a railing onto the ground.
The suspects then began to punch the victim and held him down while stealing approximately $30 cash before fleeing. The victim sustained injuries to his face and hands as a result of this incident.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 1/27 Thursday Morning Forecast
The suspects are described as being two black men in their late teens or early twenties.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.MORE NEWS: Four Reach 20 Points In Heat's Win Over Knicks
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.