Cops Seek Tips Following D Train Robbery

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Police are asking for help in finding this man, who is wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery on a D train near Grand Street last month.

The incident happened at around 10:20 p.m. on July 12. The 25-year-old male victim said a man approached him on a northbound train, flashed a knife and demanded money. The victim handed over about $20 and the suspect got off the train at Grand Street.

The man wanted for questioning was wearing a gray and blue jacket, khakis and had sunglasses on his head.

If you can help solve this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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Travel Alert: Overnight Train Shutdown Feb. 27-March 2

It doesn’t happen for another week, but this is going to be a big inconvenience for a lot of people, so here’s an early head’s up about a total overnight shutdown of subway service to/from the Lower East Side.  As part of the MTA’s new “Fastrack” program, the B, D, F and M trains will be offline 10 p.m.-5 a.m. from February 27 to March 2.  The idea behind Fastrack is to to “inspect, maintain, and upgrade stations, tracks and signals in less time, at less cost.”   During the outage there will be shuttle bus service between Bleecker Street to/from the Grand Street B/D station.