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Four Knifepoint Robberies in Chelsea, Greenwich Village, Lower East Side

By William Gorta | March 24, 2012 11:04am

Four men were robbed of their money and cell phones by a knife-wielding mugger in Lower Manhattan, police said.

The early morning robberies began on Feb. 25 at West 26th Street and Broadway in Chelsea, according to police.

The robber struck twice on the morning of March 13, first at Seventh Avenue and West 12th Street in Greenwich Village and then at East 14th Street and First Avenue on the Lower East Side, cops said.

His most recent attack was just before on St. Patrick's Day when he robbed a 36-year-old man on the southbound F train platform at West 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue.

The robber was caught on video strolling through the turnstile with a scarf covering most of his head.

Police ask anyone with information about these crimes to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

Information can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website or by text to 274637(CRIMES), then text TIPS577.