Cops are searching for three men wanted in connection to an attempted robbery of a 36-year-old man in the Sunset Park.
According to authorities, on Friday, May 4 at around 4:50 a.m., the victim was on 50th Street between Second and Third Avenues when the three suspects approached him and demanded he give them his cell phone. When the man said no, the three assaulted him and fled northbound on Second Avenue.
The victim sustained minor injuries.
One of the suspects is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 26-32 years old, with a slender build, and dark colored hair and beard. He was last seen wearing a light colored hat and light colored clothing.
The second suspect is also described a male Hispanic, also around 26-32 years old, with a slim build. He was last seen wearing black sneakers and light colored clothing.
The third suspect is a male Hispanic, 26-32 years old, with a slim build. He was last seen wearing light colored clothing.
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 enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.