Brooklyn robber terrorizing teens with knife, box cutter

May 24, 2013 4:23:37 AM PDT
Police are asking for the public's help in finding a robber who has been terrorizing kids in Brooklyn, and they're hoping a surveillance photo will lead to an arrest.

The suspect has robbed or tried to rob five teens and a 12-year-old in the Carroll Gardens section.

All of the incidents happened this past Monday and Wednesday.

In three of the robberies, the suspect threatened the victims with a knife or a box cutter. Most of the incidents happened between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., with one taking place in the afternoon.

No injuries have been reported.

The suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 18 and 23, approximately 5-foot-10 with a freckled face.

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