Cops are asking for the public's assistance in finding a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 4:48 p.m. at the corner of Butler and Hoyt Streets.
Three suspects approached a 39-year-old man and while one suspect displayed a firearm, the others took the man's cellphone. They all then fled on foot.
The first suspect is described as a black male around 20 years old and wearing a red sweatshirt. The third suspect is described as a black male around 18 years old and wearing a dark shirt and blue pants.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.