NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to identify a man wanted in connection to a robbery in Hell’s Kitchen.
It happened around 3 a.m. on Sept. 17 on Ninth Avenue near West 56th Street.READ MORE: The Aztecs 'Slowly Crush You': CBS Sports' Randy Cross Previews Fresno State-#21 San Diego State, Other Matchups
According to police, someone approached a 56-year-old man from behind and demanded his wallet.READ MORE: New York State Trooper Christopher Baldner Charged With Murder In Christmas 2020 Crash In Ulster County That Killed 11-Year-Old
He then allegedly knocked him to the ground and punched and kicked him in the face before ripping the victim’s wallet out of his pants pocket and running away.
The victim’s keys were in the wallet.
Police say the victim suffered fractures to his face.MORE NEWS: FDNY Planning Big Anti-COVID Vaccine Mandate Demonstration For Thursday Morning Outside Gracie Mansion
Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.