The #NYPD would like your help identifying this man who is #wanted in connection to a Robbery. On March 17 at 12:23AM along Ave B he struck a woman with an unknown object & threw her to the ground removing her property. 📞📞#800577TIPS if you have info #EastVillage #NYC pic.twitter.com/ODTpP6Kx2H— NYPD 9th Precinct (@NYPD9Pct) March 19, 2018
The 9th Precinct is searching for a suspect behind two attacks this past weekend on Avenue B.
Per PIX 11:
The first victim was attacked Saturday around 12:23 a.m. in a residential building near East 13th Street and Avenue B, according to police.
The man followed the woman, 22, into the building, then threw her on the ground and repeatedly punched her, police said.
He fled with her purse, according to police.
The second victim was attacked that night, around 2:10 a.m., near East Houston and Avenue B, police said.
The man approached the 31-year-old woman in a residential building and demanded money, according to police. When she refused, police said he struck her over her left eye, causing a small laceration.
According to reports, he then grabbed her bag, which contained $40 and credit cards, and fled east on Second Street.
Town & Village's recap of the attacks mention that the suspect is described as Hispanic and about 5-10. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, dark-blue sweat pants, white sneakers and a white cap.
Anyone with information that could help in the investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You may also submit tips online.