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Suspect sought after 3 robberies near Bronx subway station

March 13, 2019 - 5:31 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is on the hunt for a man responsible for a trio of robberies at or near the 170th Street subway station in the Bronx.

These are the incidents, according to the police:

Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Friday, February 8, 2019 on East 171 Street in the vicinity of Grand Concourse, the victim, a 46-year-old female, was walking to the 170 St station (B and D lines) when she was approached by an unidentified male who displayed a knife and demanded her purse. The victim complied and the unidentified male fled on foot with the victim's purse, which contained $400 cash, ID, bank cards and a battery pack valued at $60. The victim was not injured.

Incident #2: It was reported to police that on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 0423 hours inside of the 170 St station (B and D lines), the victim a 20-year-old female, was waiting for the train when an unidentified male approached the victim, pushed her and tried to grab her wallet. The unidentified male then produced a knife and removed the victim's wallet, which contained an iPhone 6 valued at $250, ID, bank cards and $3 cash. The unidentified male fled on foot. He ran south and exited the station. The victim was not injured. 

Incident #3: It was reported to police that on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 0925 hours on the steps on the northeast entrance to the 170 St station (B and D lines), the victim, a 27-year-old female, was entering the transit system when she was approached by an unidentified male who struck her in her chest with his elbow, knocking her to the ground. The unidentified male removed the victim's purse, which contained $300 cash, ID and bank cards. The unidentified male fled on foot north on Grand Concourse. The victim refused medical attention.  

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