A man visiting the US from Africa has had $190,000 stolen after being mugged in New York, according to police.
Officers said the attack happened on November 7, 2017 in Bronx.
Investigators say the 46-year-old was making his way out of a building when he was attacked by two men.
One man ran off with the victim’s bag while the other suspect kept him in a headlock, police said.
Authorities say the man was carrying $190,000 in cash he was taking to his son.
Investigators are not sure if the suspects knew the man had a large amount of cash in his possession.
Anyone with information related 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.