NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man accused of robbing people on Facebook Marketplace.
Investigators believe the suspect struck twice this month in Upper Manhattan.READ MORE: 2-Year-Old Shot In Newark
On March 2, police said the suspect and two others met up with two men to purchase a necklace. Instead of handing over the money, they allegedly pulled out a gun and stole the victims’ chain, wallet, cellphone and cash.READ MORE: Teen Shot In The Hand On Upper East Side Monday Morning
A similar incident happened on March 12. Police said two female victims were punched in the face and hit with a gun.MORE NEWS: Met Gala Making Its Comeback In September
Anyone with information about the robberies 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.