Authorities are seeking two men wanted in connection to the robbery of a man at knifepoint inside a train station in Bensonhurst.
Police say that on Thursday, November 9 around 10 p.m., the two crooks followed a 33-year-old man from the platform to the mezzanine area as he exited the northbound D train at the 62nd Street station, at New Utrecht Avenue. One of the perps took out a knife and demanded the victim’s property, while the second perp grabbed him. One of the perps then nabbed the victim’s cell phone and wallet, which contained $600, a credit card and a Guatemala identification card.
The perps then fled the station in an unknown direction. The victim was not injured.
Cops describe one of the suspects as a Hispanic in his late teens or early 20s, with a heavy build, who was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black pants, a black baseball cap and black sneakers.
The second perp is also described as a Hispanic in his late teens or early 20s, with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, gray hooded sweatshirt, gray pants and gray sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this robbery 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 enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.