Man in crosswalk robbed at gunpoint by trio in Upper Manhattan, one shot fired

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021
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The group is caught on camera robbing a man in a crosswalk before firing one shot in Upper Manhattan.

UPPER MANHATTAN (WABC) -- Police are searching for the group behind a gunpoint robbery in Upper Manhattan.

Video shows the three men charge at a 31-year-old man in a crosswalk on West 207th Street on Sunday at 4:40 a.m.

The thieves stole the victim's watch and necklace and one of them fired a single shot that hit a nearby car.

The trio then fled in a black Mercedes-Benz sedan over the 207th Street Bridge into the Bronx.

Fortunately, no one was injured.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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