THE BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) — Police are looking for two motorcycle-riding suspects who targeted and robbed six women in one day.
The thieves struck between 1 and 2:20 a.m. on April 20, police said Wednesday. During that timeframe, they rode up to six different women and forcibly removed their handbags.
Five of those victims were punched in the face prior to having their purses stolen, according to police. The women were between the ages of 23 and 35 years old.
A list of where the incidents took place is below:
- Crotona Park
- Jessup Avenue
- Boston Road
- Archer Street
- East 175th Street
- Roberts Avenue
Police released surveillance video, which was taken during the sixth incident. An investigation is ongoing.
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).