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Cops search for suspect who robbed teen at knifepoint in Sunset Park

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Cops are hunting the knife-wielding whacko who robbed a teenage boy inside the 25th-Street subway station in Sunset Park on May 5.

The victim told police he was waiting on a Manhattan-bound R train at the station off Fourth Avenue at noon, when the crook pulled a knife on him and demanded his stuff.

The kid handed over his wallet, which the knife man used to fuel a $90 spending spree over multiple transactions, cops said.

The department released surveillance images of a possible suspect, who they described as having dreadlocks, and being around 18 years old.

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

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Posted 12:00 am, May 7, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

The Hunkster from Bed-Stuy says:
With thousands of ample CCTV surveillance cameras in the NYC subway system, there is no doubt that these criminals like this one could get caught with relative precision.
May 8, 11:43 am

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