NEW YORK (CBSNew York) – Police try to identify a man wanted in connection with a robbery in Hell’s Kitchen.
This happened around 3 a.m. on September 17 on Ninth Avenue near West 56th Street.
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Police said someone approached a 56-year-old man from behind and asked for his wallet.
He then allegedly threw him to the ground and punched and kicked him in the face before ripping the victim’s wallet from his pants pocket and running away.
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The victim’s keys were in the wallet.
Police say the victim suffered fractures to his face.
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Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the New York Police Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to NYPDConseils Twitter account or submitted online on NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.