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Police search for “needle point robber” in the Bronx

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The NYPD is searching for suspect who continues to use a hypodermic needle to threaten people in the Bronx. 

Police say the suspect last robbery happened on Friday, September 14 at East Tremont and Simpson Avenue in the West Farms section. The suspect has struck at least eight times since August 16 and in all three incidents, he has approached his male victims and demanded cash and property. 

None of the victims were injured in the robberies. 

Police say the suspect is Hispanic, around 40 years old, 5' 6" tall, 120 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black leather Yankee cap, black hooded sweatshirt, black t-shirt with blue lettering, gray jeans, black sneakers. 

Police ask anyone with information regarding the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

 

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