Officers with the New York Police Department are searching for two individuals believed to be behind 17 armed robberies across the city, with some of them reported violent.
Most of the attacks involve a similar pattern where a vehicle drives up next to the victim(s) before the armed suspects get out, threaten and sometimes beat the victims before stealing items such as cell phones, jewelry and cash. The NYPD is asking for the public's help finding a group of suspects behind a string of armed robberies across the city. (NYPD Crime Stoppers) (NYPD Crime Stoppers) (NYPD Crime Stoppers)
Both suspects are described as men with slim builds. One was last seen wearing a black ski mask, a black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and black sneakers. The other was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants with a white stripe down the side of the pant legs.