Police say the man depicted in the video above took a set of keys from a postal worker near 95th Street in April.
It was reported to police that on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 1415 hours in front of 730 Columbus Avenue, the victim a 31-year-old female United States Postal Employee was making a delivery when an unknown individual approached her from behind and forcibly removed a lanyard with keys from her neck before he fled westbound on west 95 street. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.
The unknown individual is described as: male, black, 25-years-old, approximately 5’8″ tall, 160 pounds, brown eyes and short black hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the word “Nike” in red on the front, blue sweatpants with black and white sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this robbery 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 Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.