Police look for serial robber in Brownsville, Brooklyn

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Tuesday, December 8, 2015

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police released new pictures overnight of a violent serial robber on the loose in Brooklyn.

The suspect has attacked at least three people in Brownsville including two elderly victims, according to the New York City Police Department.

All of the incidents have been the same: The suspect shoves the victims down, then grabs their cash, police said.

On Nov. 16, at 10:30 a.m., the suspect approached a 78-year-old woman at Van Siclen Avenue and Belmont Avenue in Brooklyn, punched her to the ground and stole her purse.

On Nov. 24, at 11 p.m., the suspect approached a 57-year-old man at Vermont Street and Belmont Avenue. The suspect again pushed the victim to the ground, then took a LG cellphone, credit cards and cash.

On Nov. 29, around 8:30 p.m., the suspect approached an 83-year-old man on Snediker Avenue, pushed him down, then took his cash.

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