Police search for suspect accused of robbing 73-year-old man in Bronx

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Police released a sketch of a suspect who they say robbed a 73-year-old man in the Bronx. (DCPI)

Police released a sketch of a suspect who they say robbed a 73-year-old man in the Bronx. (DCPI)

CONCOURSE, Bronx (PIX11) — Police are searching for a suspect accused of robbing a 73-year-old man in the Bronx.

The victim was walking near 1083 Walton Avenue on July 12 when the suspect approached him with a knife.

The suspect took a chain from around the man’s neck and fled the scene.

Police describe the suspect as a 30-year-old man who is 5-foot-9, weighing 150 pounds.

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