Bronx Robber Who Threatens Victims With Needle Strikes Again

Published on September 17, 2012, 7:27 pm
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A man wanted for holding people up with a hypodermic needle in Bronx apparently has struck three times.

Police say the man in this surveillance video shows the needle to his victims before robbing them.

The man was originally wanted for two robberies – one last Tuesday and one on August 16.

Police have now confirmed a third attempt, saying the man robbed an iPad from a 16-year-old boy last Monday at White Plains Road and East Gun Hill Road.

The man is said to be about 40 years old, 5’6″ tall, weighing 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

All calls are strictly confidential.


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