NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have released new surveillance video of a man they believe is behind two frightening subway robberies in SoHo.
Investigators said he struck last Tuesday in the staircase of the Spring Street subway station and again on Saturday at about 10 a.m. at the same location.READ MORE: Biden Ramps Up Vaccine Push With New Rules For Federal Workers And Call For $100 Payments
In each case, police said the suspect pulled a knife and used a white cloth to cover the mouths of his victims before robbing them.READ MORE: CDC: 3 Connecticut Counties Now Considered High COVID Transmission Areas
Police said the man stole about $70 from a 50-year-old woman and a 49-year-old woman.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.MORE NEWS: Sommelier Caleb Ganzer Accused Of Setting Fires To Outdoor Dining Structures In Lower Manhattan
All calls are strictly confidential.