Tourist robbed at knife-point of 'Make America Great Again' hat in Union Square

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Friday, April 13, 2018
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It happened at the Union Square subway station.

UNION SQUARE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police have released the sketch of one of two men wanted for robbing a tourist at knifepoint because of his hat.

Authorities say the 18-year-old from Denmark was walking in to the Union Square subway station during rush hour Thursday when a man removed his "Make America Great Again" hat off his head.

The victim tried to get his hat back, but the other suspect then threatened him with a knife.

The two suspects then ran off.

Anyone with information in regards 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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