NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Tuesday released a surveillance image of a suspect they believe robbed a man at knifepoint in a subway train in Brooklyn.
Police said around 5:15 a.m. this past Wednesday, the 45-year-old man was on a D Train approaching the Fort Hamilton Parkway station in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn when the suspect pulled a knife on him.READ MORE: Dr. Fauci Says He 'Would Not Be Surprised' If Omicron COVID Variant Is Already In U.S.
The suspect took the man’s Samsung cellphone and ran off, police said.READ MORE: New York State Trooper Injured After Being Struck By Vehicle On RFK Bridge
The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, standing 5 feet 4 to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 160 to 180 pounds, with short black hair. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and tan cargo pants, police said.MORE NEWS: World's Largest Menorah Lit In New York City To Mark Start Of Chanukah
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) 577-PISTA for Spanish, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.