Senior shoved in mugging on East 14th Street

Robbery suspect

Robbery suspect

Police are looking for a man who forcefully mugged on a senior on East 14th Street last Wednesday, March 16.

At around 7:40 p.m. the victim, a 66-year-old man, was walking near Third Avenue when he was pushed to the ground by another man who shoved him to the ground. The suspect then grabbed the victim’s wallet, containing $250 in cash as well as credit and debit cards.

The suspect, who was seen on surveillance video, is black, approximately 5’5” tall with a dark complexion and black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a black jacket, black jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) The public can also submit their tips by logging onto nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.

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