Police are seeking public assistance in locating a man and a woman wanted in connection with a Sat., Jan. 8, mugging of a woman at 5:26 a.m. in front of 608 E. Ninth St. between
Avenues A and BAvenues B and C. The man grabbed the victim, 26, from behind, demanded her bag, threw her to the pavement and fled with the bag, police said. The mugger was described as a black man between ages 35 and 45, wearing a dark knit cap with white trim, a gray hooded jacket and a long coat with fur trim. His accomplice, described as a black woman, between ages 35 and 40, in a red or orange coat with a hood, a dark hat and carrying a purse, was acting as lookout, police said. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or make a report online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text to CRIMES (274637) and enter TIPS577. All calls are confidential.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
From the Crime Blotter in The Villager this week: