Search for man who stole food and cash from deliverymen on Lower East Side

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Monday, January 19, 2015

LOWER EAST SIDE (WABC) -- Police are searching for the man accused of stealing cash and food from deliverymen in Manhattan.

All three incidents happened at the Baruch Houses on the Lower East Side last week.

Police say each time the suspect threatened the deliveryman with a gun.

In the first robbery, last Sunday, the man had a beard, but appears clean shaven in surveillance pictures in the two other robberies.

The suspect is described as approximately 5'9", 200lbs, short hair, wearing black sneakers and a black coat.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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