Teen robbed at knifepoint in building lobby

Police are searching for a man who mugged a teenager in the lobby of an Upper Manhattan building. (DCPI)

February 23, 2012 5:41:24 PM PST
Police are looking for a man who mugged a teenager at knifepoint in Upper Manhattan.

The suspect was caught on surveillance camera.

Police say he stole a bag from a 19-year-old girl in the lobby of a Hamilton Heights building.

It happened at around 3 a.m. on Monday.

The suspect is described as a black man, approximately 23-25 years old, 5'11"- 6'0" tall, and 220lbs.- 225lbs. He was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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