The NYPD released video footage Friday night of a man wanted in connection with a recent robbery at a Ridgewood bus stop.
According to authorities, the incident occurred at 3:20 a.m. on June 17 at the bus stop located on Metropolitan Avenue near Woodward Avenue.
Reportedly, a 59-year-old man was standing at the location when he was approached by the suspect, a black male, and two white male cohorts. Police said the black male demanded the victim’s property, and the two white males grabbed the man from behind and threw him to the ground.
Authorities said the three perpetrators searched the victim and removed cash along with his wallet, which contained credit cards, then fled from the scene.
Officers from the 104th Precinct responded to the incident; the victim refused medical attention.
Through their investigation, detectives learned that the black male later used the victim’s credit cards at locations in Brooklyn and the Bronx. The video shows him making one of the illegal purchases.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.