Man follows women into Bronx buildings, steals cash, jewelry

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

BRONX, N.Y. (WABC) -- Police are looking for a man wanted in two muggings in the Bronx.

At 5 p.m. on Aug. 16, the suspect followed a woman into her building on Monterey Avenue and pinned her against her door, then demanded her gold necklace. He stole it and fled.

Around 11 a.m. on Aug. 19, a suspect followed woman into her building on Monterey Avenue and onto the elevator. He then threatened her with a razor and demanded money. The suspect stole $36 from the victim and fled.

The man is described as black, about 5 feet 10 inches, 200 pounds. He has braids, and was last seen wearing bright colored sneakers and black windbreaker pants.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).