Suspect wanted for robbing 2 men at gunpoint in West Village apartment building

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Friday, January 8, 2016
The NYPD released surveillance video of the West Village robbery suspect.

WEST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are looking for a suspect who robbed two men at gunpoint in a West Village apartment building.

Investigators released surveillance images of the suspect, who they say approached a 30-year-old man and a 29-year-old man inside an apartment building lobby in the vicinity of Waverly Place and Christopher Street on Dec. 13th.

According to the NYPD, the man demanded their property while displaying a silver firearm.

He took about $400 from one of them before fleeing the scene.

There were no reported injuries.

The suspect is described as approximately 40-year-old, 5'4" tall, 160lbs., with a dark complexion and last seen wearing a black shirt under a black jacket, blue jeans, black sneakers and a black winter hat.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.