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Attempted robber threatened victim with box cutter in the Bronx

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BRONX (PIX11) — A man is accused of using a box cutter to threaten his victim in a failed robbery attempt.

The unidentified robber pulled the weapon on a 43-year-old man for his jacket in the Bronx. The incident happened at the East 149th Street and Third Avenue subway station in the Bronx Nov. 10 around 10 p.m, police said.

Police are searching for an attempted robber in the Bronx. (NYPD)

Police are searching for an attempted robber in the Bronx. (NYPD)

When the victim refused, the suspect cut the back of his jacket and fled the location. The 43-year-old was not injured during the attack.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5-feet-9-inches tall and 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a hooded jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).