NEW YORK – The NYPD is trying to find a man wanted in connection to at least two armed robberies in the Bronx.
According to police, a suspect stabbed two men and stole more than $300 from them during unprovoked attacks.
The first happened June 17 at around 4:45 p.m. on East 149th Street between St. Ann’s Avenue and Brook Avenue. A suspect approached a 44-year-old man and stabbed him in the shoulder, torso and chest, police said. The suspect allegedly took $300 from the man’s pocket and fled the scene.
On June 20, in the afternoon, a suspect approached a 45-year-old man on Bergen Avenue near Westchester Avenue. According to police, the suspect stabbed the man in the chest and shoulder, then stole $5 from him and took off.
Both victims were taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.
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.