NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Disturbing surveillance video released by the NYPD on Tuesday shows a suspect robbing a 77-year-old man of $18 at an apartment building in the Bronx.
Police said they’re searching for the suspect seen in the video after Monday’s terrifying robbery at Southern Boulevard and Barretto Street in the Longwood neighborhood.
The video shows the suspect entering the apartment building with the victim before following him onto an elevator.
Police say the robber got off on the victim’s floor before pulling out a gun and pointing it at his head.
The victim handed over $18 and the suspect took off on foot, according to police.
It doesn’t appear the victim was physically harmed during the robbery.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).