NYPD Seek Suspects in Thwarted Manhattan Robbery

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has appealed to the public for help identifying two would-be robbers who tried to steal a necklace off a woman walking on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on August 27.

Footage shows two men on a moped approaching a pair of women walking on E 89th St at approximately 12:17 pm, police said. A move is made toward one of the women’s necklaces and a scuffle ensues. The men, both wearing hooded sweatshirts and helmets covering their faces, leave on moped after the unsuccessful attempt.

The men were wanted for attempted robbery. Anyone with information was urged to use the NYPD tip line. Credit: NYPD News via Storyful

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