Robbery Suspect Targeting Women In Bronx

Published on June 19, 2012, 7:06 pm
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Police are looking for a man who they said has robbed four women in the last month in Bronx.

The suspect is wanted for two robberies in May and two more in June. The suspect confronts women inside elevators or stairways of apartment buildings, pulls out a knife or box cutter and then forcibly robs them, police said.

Police said one of the attacks happened at a building on Jerome Avenue right across the street from Yankee Stadium. The suspect also hit up 1113 Grant Avenue and the 2800 block of University Avenue, according to police.

News of the alleged robberies has some area residents concerned.

The suspect, who police said is bald with a tattoo on his right forearm, was seen on surveillance video inside an elevator at a building on Sheridan Avenue on June 9, 2012 where police said one of the robberies took place.

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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