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Suspects sought in Liberty Avenue robberies

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL — Police were requesting help in finding at least two men suspected of assaulting and robbing four victims along Liberty Avenue between 125th and 126th streets since early April, the NYPD said.

The Police Department said the first robbery targeted a 31-year-old man just before 9 p.m. April 10. The NYPD said the victim was pushed against a wall and ordered to hand over his property.

Police said the suspect ran off with his watch, necklace, bracelet, wallet, ring, iPhone and $80.

In the other incidents, victims were approached by at least two suspects and robbed of any cash and belongings they had on them, according to cops.

Police described one of the suspects as a Hispanic man in his 20s, 5-foot-6 and weighing 150 pounds.

A second suspect was described by the NYPD as a black man in his 20s, 5-foot-7 and weighing 165 pounds.

Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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