NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police want your help finding the men they say are behind a series of knifepoint robberies targeting straphangers in the Bronx.
There have been four incidents throughout November.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Jason Rivera Fatally Shot, Officer Wilbert Mora Critically Injured Responding To Harlem Domestic Dispute
The first one happened on Nov. 7th at 9:30 p.m. Police say a 24-year-old man was getting off a northbound 6 train at 149th Street/Southern Boulevard when he was approached by the suspects. They put him in a headlock, beat him, and stole his cell phone, headphones and $140 in cash.READ MORE: 'The Loss Of A Hero': New York Mourns Death Of 22-Year-Old NYPD Officer Jason Rivera
Police say there were two more robberies at the same station, which they think are part of the same pattern. One took place at 5 a.m. on Nov. 11. A 52-year-old had $25 stolen after being threatened with a knife. Then on Nov. 13, at 10:40 a.m., police say two suspects threatened to stab a 35-year-old man and stole $700.
The most recent incident took place on Nov. 18 at 12:50 p.m. Police say a 24-year-old man was aboard a southbound 6 train as it approached the Hunts Point subway stop. That’s when police say the suspect approached him, asking for a dollar. The victim refused, and the suspect started punching him, cutting his forehead. He took the victim’s cell phone and got off the train at Hunts Point.MORE NEWS: With Tragic Shooting Of 2 Police Officers In Harlem, 5 NYPD Officers Have Been Shot In January
Anyone with any 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 via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.