Man Tries to Rob Woman in Bronx Elevator, Police Say
MOUNT HOPE — Police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to mug a 27-year-old woman in a Bronx elevator last week.
The incident happened about 11:15 a.m. Jan. 31 when the suspect followed the woman into the elevator of a building on Grand Concourse and pretended to have a gun, police said.
The woman resisted his attempts to rob her and he ran off, according to the NYPD.
Police described the suspect as a man in his 40s with glasses and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a khaki-colored overcoat.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.