NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Monday were searching for a suspect wanted in the robberies of four stores in Manhattan and the Bronx.
The robberies took place between Monday, Dec. 18 and Tuesday, Jan. 2 in Greenwich Village, the East Village, and the Mott Haven section of the Bronx. They occurred at the following specific times and locations:READ MORE: Luciano Lewis Pleads Guilty In Deadly Stabbing Of Barnard College Freshman Tessa Majors
• Around 7:50 a.m. Monday, Dec. 18, the suspect walked into a drugstore at 65 Fifth Ave. and simulated a gun in his coat while threatening employees, police said. He made off with about $150 from the register, police said.
• Around 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, the suspect walked into a chain store at 145 Fourth Ave. and again simulated a gun in his coat while threatening employees, police said. He got about $500 from the register, police said.
• Around 1:32 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, a man walked into the Dunkin’ Donuts at 513 E. 138th St. in the Bronx and simulated a gun inside his coat while threatening employees, police said. He made off with about $1,700 from the register, police said.READ MORE: 'Terrain's Very Difficult': Search Resumes For Brian Laundrie While Authorities Perform Autopsy On Body Believed To Be Gabby Petito
• Around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, the suspect walked into a chain store at 360 Sixth Ave. and once again simulated a gun in his coat and threatened employees, police said. He got about $650 from the register, police said.
The suspect was described as a black male about 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing 170 pounds. In the Dunkin’ Donuts robbery in the Bronx, he was seen wearing a light blue sweater hoody underneath a dark blue hooded jacket, police said.
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Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) 57-PISTA for Spanish, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.