NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for a man wanted for questioning about a pattern of robberies in The Bronx.
The first incident happened at a Boost Mobile store on East 187 Street around 5:30 p.m. on July 23, police said.
According to the NYPD, a suspect went into the store with a knife and demanded money from the cash register. He stole $1,400 dollars, police said. No one was hurt.
A similar incident happened on August 10. Police said a suspect with a knife went to a cell phone store on East Tremont Avenue around 5:45 p.m. that evening.
The suspect demanded money from the register, the clerk’s wallet and three cell phones, according to police. He got away with the cell phones and about $420 total. Again, no one was hurt.
Police released this surveillance video of the man they are looking for:
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). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.
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