Woman Robbed At Pier 84 By 6 Armed Men On Bikes

WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 17, 2019 - 7:10 pm
Woman robbed Pier 84



NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – A woman was robbed a group of men armed with a handgun who surrounded her at Pier 84 and demanded her purse, police said.

The 41-year-old woman was in front of Pier 84 on Friday night when six young men encircled her and demanded her property at gunpoint, according to police.

The woman handed over her purse and was not injured.

Police said the suspects took off down 12th Avenues on the bicycles.

The woman had $60 in cash, a cell phone and three credit cards in the purse, according to police.

The NYPD said the thieves used the credit cards to purchase more than $640 in merchandise at three CVS pharmacies and a smoke shop.

Police released images of two of the suspects on Sunday.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.