Man Robs, Threatens 13-Year-Old Boy in Elevator: NYPD

elevator robbery suspect

Police are looking for the man who robbed a 13-year-old boy on an elevator in the Bronx.

The robbery happened Thursday at 6:30 p.m. as the boy entered an elevator at a building on Park Avenue in Mott Haven.

The 20-year-old suspect followed the victim into the elevator and stole the cell phone from his pants pocket, police said. He then threatened to shoot the boy if he got off the elevator.

The boy stayed on the elevator and the suspect took off on the fourth floor. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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