Police Search For Suspects After Robbery of Teen on Playground Tuesday

On Tuesday, a 15-year old boy was robbed at gunpoint on a playground at Madison and Jefferson streets.  It happened around 4:45 p.m.  Police say a man, probably about 18 or 19, came up to the boy, brandishing a silver gun, and demanding money and a cell phone. Surveillance video (posted above) shows a second suspect, around the same age, acting as a lookout.

The armed suspect is about 5 feet 9 inches and 170 pounds; he was wearing a black hoodie, black pants and a black baseball cap. The other suspect is described as about 5 feet 7 inches, about 150 to 160 pounds; he was wearing a gray hoodie and black baseball cap.

If you have info about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477), or visit the web site,  www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.