Surveillance released of subway robbery

April 30, 2008 1:46:29 PM PDT
The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying three suspects wanted for a robbery that happened in a Lower East Side subway station. Police have released surveillance video showing the men walking onto a subway platform on April 23, a short time after they allegedly robbed a 20-year-old man.

Police say they threw the victim to the ground, handcuffed his wrist and stole his ATM card. They then forced him to give up his access code, and they withdrew cash from his account.

The suspects are described as two male blacks and a male hispanic, all in there 20s.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the NYPD's CrimeStoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS.


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