NYPD: Video shows man robbed in Morrisania, nearly $9K in goods taken

Detectives say it happened around 8 a.m. on March 21 on East 165th Street and Boston Road right next to a child care center.

News 12 Staff

Apr 2, 2022, 10:16 PM

Updated 813 days ago

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Police have released new video of a robbery in Morrisania that adds up to almost $9,000 in stolen goods.
Detectives say it happened around 8 a.m. on March 21 on East 165th Street and Boston Road right next to a child care center.
In the video, two men are seen approaching the 18-year-old victim, with one of the men acting in a way that may suggest he had a firearm while demanding that the victim gives up his belongings.
The victim, who's carrying a backpack, takes off his shoes, while the second perpetrator proceeds to remove jewelry off his body.
Police say the victim had multiple chains, Air Jordan sneakers and a cellphone, with all those items adding up to a total of $8,970.
Police say no one was injured in this incident. Police are asking the public in help to identifying the three men.
They're also asking anyone with any information regarding the incident to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).


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