Man wearing ‘Keep calm and ball hard’ shirt robbing people at gunpoint in Brooklyn

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(PIX11) – Police are looking for a man they say has been robbing people at gunpoint in Brooklyn subway stations.

The first incident occurred July 12 at the Nostrand Avenue station. Cops say the suspect approached a 24-year-old man as he waited for the C train, pulled out a black firearm and demanded money. After robbing the victim, the suspect fled on foot.

Then the next day, police believe the same suspect robbed at 52-year-old man at the Newkirk Avenue subway station at  about 7:30 a.m.

The suspect was last seen wearing a black Yankees baseball cap and red shirt that reads, “Keep calm and ball hard.”

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. Tips can also be submitting on the Crime Stoppers website at All calls are confidential.