Gunman Tries to Rob Man, 73, in Lower East Side Elevator - NBC New York

Gunman Tries to Rob Man, 73, in Lower East Side Elevator

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    Gunman Tries to Rob Man, 73, in Lower East Side Elevator

    Police are looking for the suspect who pulled a gun on a 73-year-old man in a Lower East Side elevator and demanded money before running off. 

    Authorities say the suspect, described as being in his 20s, followed the victim into the elevator of a building on Cherry Street and pulled out a weapon. He demanded money, and when the victim said he didn't have any, the suspect got out of the elevator and ran off.
    The suspect is described as being about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. He was wearing a long black hooded coat at the time of the incident.
    Anyone with information about the attempted robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  

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