Police are actively seeking a man and a woman suspected to have carried out the brazen ATM robbery during broad daylight.
According to the police, the troubling incident occurred on Tuesday on Grand Concourse, Bronx,
The incident took place around 3:50 p.m. when the two suspects targeted a 56-year-old woman, police said.
“Armed with a knife, they approached her and forced her to accompany them to a nearby ATM.”
It was reported that “Under the threat of violence, the victim was coerced into withdrawing a substantial sum of $8,000 from her bank account.”
“Not content with the cash alone, the culprits also took two valuable rings that the victim had been wearing.”
Following the robbery, the male suspect, described as approximately 35 to 45 years old, with a height of around 5’8″, and a slim build, was last seen wearing a black jacket and black pants.
The female suspect, also believed to be in her late 30s to mid-40s, stands at around 5’9″ and has a heavy build.
In the wake of this shocking incident, the authorities are urging anyone with information to step forward and assist with their investigation.
Those who have valuable tips can reach out to the police through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
Alternatively, they can visit the website crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, download the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or even text 274637 (CRIMES) followed by TIP577.