Cops hunt three thieves wanted in Bushwick robberies • Brooklyn Paper

Cops hunt three thieves wanted in Bushwick robberies

Cops are hunting these men suspected of two robberies in Bushwick.

Cops are hunting three crooks wanted in connection with a string of Bushwick robberies beginning Aug. 8.

The first attack occurred on Broadway near Gates Avenue at 1:45 a.m., when the trio ambushed a 37-year-old man, sucker punching him before nabbing $200, credit cards, and a cellphone.

The thieves then struck a 28-year-old man on Broadway between Woodbine and Madison streets at 10:20 p.m. on Aug. 8, when they knocked the victim to the ground, before taking his phone and $365.

Anyone who provides police with information leading to an arrest can expect up to a $2,500 reward through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program. The public can phone their tips to (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at (718) 260-4505, or email cmixson@schnepsmedia.com

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