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NYPD searching for thief who robbed suspect after fight

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Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male, about 30 years old, 5-foot-10 and weighing 180 pounds. (Photo: NYPD)

Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male, about 30 years old, 5-foot-10 and weighing 180 pounds. (Photo: NYPD)

HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan (PIX11) — Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a 32-year-old man after assaulting him.

Police say that the incident started as a verbal dispute on Friday at about 2:10 a.m. in front of 717 8th Ave in Manhattan. After it escalated into a physical fight, the suspect cut the victim’s face with a sharp object, afterwards taking his phone and fleeing the scene.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, about 30 years old, 5-foot-10 and weighing about 180 pounds.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.