NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to find a man who allegedly assaulted and robbed someone in Hell’s Kitchen in October.
The incident happened on Oct. 29 around 12:15 a.m.READ MORE: Congressional House Hearing Held To Discuss COVID's Impact On Arts Industry
Police say a 26-year-old man was walking on West 37th Street near 10th Avenue when someone hit him in the back of the head with a blunt object. The individual then pulled out a gun, told the man to hand over his belongings and pushed him to the ground.
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The individual got away with over $4,000 worth of the victim’s property, including a laptop, cellphone, gold chain, car keys and a wallet containing the victim’s ID, cash and credit cards.
According to police, the individual used one of the credit cards to make about $60 worth of purchases after the robbery.
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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.