Thieves sought in series of robberies in NYC

NEW YORK — Police are searching for the two people they say robbed a series of stores in Manhattan and the Bronx in a span of a month.

Police are looking for the robbers they say stole about $3,250 in a span of a month

Five known incidents were reported within the months of December and January — the latest incident occurring as recent as Friday morning, said police.

In the latest incident, two individuals entered a Duane Reade on Amsterdam Avenue around 10:40 a.m. and simulated a firearm, demanding cash, police said.

The two individuals removed $250 and fled the scene.

Earlier robberies showed similar patterns where they simulated a firearm from inside of their coat, demanding money, police said.

Within the span of the month, the suspected robbers have gotten away with about $3,250.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).