Robbery Suspects Caught Jumping Turnstile: Cops - NBC New York

Robbery Suspects Caught Jumping Turnstile: Cops



    The New York City Police Department is asking the public's assistance in identifying the suspects wanted for robbery in the Bronx. They are caught on tape here jumping a subway turnstile. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010)

    Police are looking for five suspects wanted for robbery in the Bronx -- and the men are caught on tape jumping a subway turnstile.

    Cops say the robbery victim, a 54-year-old white male, was robbed on the southbound 5 train just after midnight October 16th. He was approached by five suspects who removed property from the victim's hand and then began to assault him, police said.

    The suspects then removed the victim's cell phone and fled the train, police said. The victim was transported to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was treated for bumps and bruises and released.

    Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.