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NYPD search for man who robbed 3, pistol whipped 2 in UES

April 20, 2019 - 11:34 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS)-- Police are searching for the person who they say robbed three people and pistol whipped two of them on the Upper East Side.

Officials say that on April 7, a 29-year-old male was entering his building near Second Avenue and East 104th Street when the suspect approached him in the building's vestibule and flashed a firearm while searching the victim's pockets.

The suspect then removed the victim's wallet, which contained $150 and credit cards, and his Samsung cellphone, according to police.

Police say that on April 13, the suspect approached the 39-year-old male victim and displayed a firearm inside of 2012 Second Ave.

The suspect then proceeded to pistol whip the victim but didn't remove any property, police say.

The victim was treated at the scene by EMS for a laceration to his nose and pain to his face.

Police say that on April 14, the suspect approached a 24-year-old male in the walkway of 1851 Third Ave. while riding a Citibike and demanded the victim's money.

The suspect then displayed a firearm which he used to pistol whip the victim and took $50 in cash and fled, police say.

The victim went to a nearby hospital on his own and was treated for an injury to his lip, according to reports.

Police say the suspect is a black male, 6 feet tall with a beard.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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