MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Police are looking for the man accused of robbing a teen, getting away with $1, in Manhattan earlier this week.
Two teens, ages 14 and 15, were walking in the vicinity of Third Avenue and East 56th Street on Oct. 18 when they were approached by a man who asked them for $1, police said.
When the teens said they didn’t have money, the man simulated a firearm inside his jacket and reached into one of the victim’s pockets, according to authorities.
The man then removed $1 from the victim’s wallet and fled, police said.
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