By Christina Carrega
Police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man and woman for a gunpoint robbery onboard a Sunnyside train while another suspect is wanted for stealing from a woman outside a Jamaica train station.
On Oct. 29, a man and woman approached a 38-year-old man armed with a handgun inside a Manhattan bound No. 7 train and demanded he turned over his property. The victim turned over his wallet and cell phone to the gunman who handed the items to the woman, police said.
The victim was forced off of the train at the 40th Street-Lowery Street station and the pair remained on the train.
The pair are described as Hispanics in their 30s.
Around 5 a.m. on Oct. 26, a woman was approached by a man inside the Archer Avenue/Sutphin Boulevard subway station. As the woman opened her bag, the man, who attempted to engage in conversation with her, tried from take her wallet.
Police said once they exited the station, the man grabbed the woman by the neck, threw her to the ground and removed her cellphone.
The man is described as black and is 25 to 30-years-old.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.