Two Men Wanted for Robbing Woman at Gunpoint in Midtown

By Ben Fractenberg on August 25, 2011 6:46pm 

MIDTOWN — Police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery in Midtown last Friday.

The two men allegedly approached a 32-year-old woman inside of the vestibule at 37 West 57th St. about 7:25 p.m., threatened her with a gun and then took her jewelry.

The victim was taken to Cornell Hospital after the incident in stable condition, police said.

The first suspect is described as a man between 35-40 years old, about 5-feet-8 and 160 pounds. He has a scar on his face and was last seen wearing a gray cap and black glasses.

The second suspect, who had the firearm, is also described as a man between 35-40 years old, about 5-feet-8 and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white baseball hat and beige shirt.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.

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