The New York Police Department (NYPD) is currently seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for robbery.
According to officers of the 103rd Precinct, on Wednesday, September 19, in the vicinity of 89th Avenue and 170th Street, the male perp followed the victim, a 79-year-old woman, into an elevator, assaulted her, and took an unspecified amount of money from her pocketbook. The suspect then fled.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.
Corrections Officer Arrested
An off-duty corrections officer was arrested and now faces a slew of charges.
According to police, Bertrand Henry, assigned to Rikers Island, was taken into custody on Sunday, September 23. He is charged with driving while intoxicated, domestic assault, and acting in a manner injurious to a child.