A man is accused of using a box cutter to threaten his victim in a failed robbery attempt.
The unidentified robber pulled the weapon on a 43-year-old man for his jacket in Bronx. The incident happened at the East 149th Street and Third Avenue subway station in Bronx November 10 around 10:00 p.m, police said.
When the victim refused, the suspect cut the back of his jacket and fled the location. The 43-year-old was not injured during the attack.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5-feet-9-inches tall and 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a hooded jacket.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit NYPDCrimestoppers.com.
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