Authorities are seeking two men wanted in connection to a robbery in Sunset Park.
According to police, on Saturday, November 18 at around 6:35 a.m. a 65-year-old man who was inside his car at the intersection of 52nd Street and Third Avenue was approached by one of the suspects who took out a knife and demanded the man get out of the car, He then grabbed the victim by the collar, punched him in the head and pushed him out of the car. The two suspects then entered the vehicle and drove away from the scene.
The stolen car was recovered on Tuesday, November 21 in the vicinity of Willow Avenue and Langere Place on Staten Island.
One of the suspects is described by cops as a white Hispanic, 6’2”, 30 to 40 years old with a beard. He was last seen wearing a brown and black jacket and jeans.
The other suspect is described as a white Hispanic, 5’8″, 30 to 40 years old with a beard. He was wearing a gray jacket, black pants and a baseball cap.
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.