Suspect Sought in Williamsburg Gunpoint Robbery
The NYPD is looking for a suspect who robbed a couple at gunpoint in Williamsburg two weeks ago, multiple news outlets report.
The victims were walking on Kingsland Avenue at Frost Street on Friday, August 9th, at approximately 3:40 a.m. when a man holding a gun grabbed a purse containing $80 and a watch from one of the victims, Brooklyn Paper reports.
🚨🚨WANTED🚨🚨for a Robbery in front of 75 Kingsland Blvd #EastWilliamsburg #Brooklyn @NYPD94Pct on 08/9/29 @ 3:40 A.M.Reward up to $2500 Seen him? Know who he is? Call 1-800-577-TIPS or DM us! Calls are CONFIDENTIAL! #YourCityYourCall @NYPDDetectives @News12BK @CBSNewYork @NY1 pic.twitter.com/FxrgvIjitf
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) August 19, 2019
The suspect was wearing a white hat, t-shirt, sweatpants, and white sneakers; he fled in a gray car heading south on Woodpoint Road, according to Brooklyn Paper.
If you have information contact NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.