Police search for suspect in Harlem robbery

June 23, 2011 6:09:40 PM PDT
New York City police are searching for a suspect who robbed and stabbed a man in Harlem.

It happened on Tuesday just after midnight near Convent Avenue.

A 26-year-old man was stabbed in the leg multiple times and had his wallet stolen by the suspect.

The suspect is said to be a black man in his 30's, approximately 5'10" and weighing 200 pounds.

Then, at 1:45 a.m. that same night, the suspect attempted to use the victim's credit card inside 1717 Amsterdam Avenue.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

Tips can also be submitted by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.