Watch: Police seek duo for attacking man, attempting to steal sneakers in Sunset

Cops are searching for two suspects involved in an attempted robbery in Sunset Park on Friday, May 5, at around 5 a.m.

According to police, it was then that a 21-year-old man went in the basement of a home near Sixth Avenue and 57th Street, in the 72nd Precinct, to sell sneakers to the two male perps. One of them took out a knife while other punched the man in the face. The crooks then fled on foot while the victim was removed to a local hospital for treatment.

Cops describe one of the suspect as a Hispanic man with a medium complexion, 5’8”, and weighing 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray jogging jacket.

The second suspect is described as a Hispanic man with a dark complexion.

Anyone with information with respect to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.


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