A trio or robbers hooked a cane around the neck of a man smoking a cigar on the street with his buddy before stealing $800 at knifepoint from the pair, police said.
One of the suspects, who can be seen in video released Thursday, grabbed a victim with his cane outside 1201 Manor Avenue, near Westchester Avenue, in Soundview just after 3:00 a.m. on October 13, NYPD officials said.
He demanded the victim hand over everything he had as another suspect pulled a knife on the second victim, demanding the same, police said.
A third suspect, who can be seen generic name of ambien wearing a blue jacket and blue jeans, rifled through one of the victims pockets, snatching his phone and cash, police said.
The victims, 33 and 45, handed over a total of $800 cash and a phone, police said.
The trio then fled the scene on foot, heading north on Manor Avenue, officials said.
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