Double trouble: Cops seek suspect in two-time “D” station robbery

Cops are looking to identify the man they say robbed the Ninth Avenue “D” subway station not once, but twice this year.

Photo courtesy of the NYPD
Photo courtesy of the NYPD

According to police, the suspect — described solely by authorities as a black man — used bolt cutters to cut a lock and enter a room within the station just before 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, and then removed a number of expensive power tools.

He is said to have done the same thing just before 4 p.m. on Friday, February 26.

The suspect was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded jacket, dark colored pants, a dark colored baseball cap, dark colored boots and an orange and yellow work vest.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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