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Police seek two women connected to knifepoint robbery

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two women wanted for questioning in connection to a knifepoint robbery that occurred on Sunday, May 29 in Gravesend.

According to police, at around 10:30 a.m., the pair approached a 37-year-old man near Cropsey Avenue and Bay 46th Street and demanded money from him. When the victim refused, an unidentified man – described as 5’6″ tall, 170 pounds with a Caesar cut, light complexion and possibly in his 20s – put him in a chokehold and flashed a knife at him.

The two women then reached into the victim’s pockets and removed his wallet, passport and approximately $300. The trio fled in unknown direction following the incident.

One of the female perps is described as in her 20s, approximately 5’5″ tall, 140 lbs, with straight hair and a light complexion. She was last seen wearing a floral skirt, blue shirt, light sandals and a striped black and white sweater over her shoulders.

The second female perp, also described as in her 20s, is approximately 5’5″ tall, 140 lbs, with straight hair and a light complexion. She was last seen wearing a white t-shirt under a dark colored short-sleeve shirt, gray shorts, black shoes and carrying a light colored purse.

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 www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

  

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