NYPD video launched Sunday shows a criminal roughing up a diabled man in a wheelchair and stealing from him on a Staten Island bus earlier this month, police stated.

The brazen theft occurred round 9 p.m. on Aug. 13 on the S40 MTA bus, cops stated. 

The thief stood up straight behind the 64-year-old sufferer, who was sitting in a wheelchair, and eliminated $250 money from his shirt pocket because the bus stopped at Clinton Avenue and Richmond Terrace, cops stated. 

Bus robbery.
The thief stood up straight behind the 64-year-old male sufferer and eliminated $250 money from his shirt pocket.
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Bus robbery.
The man in the wheelchair obtained up briefly as if to comply with the criminal, however then sat again down.
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Suspect.
The suspect was final seen sporting a black “TLC” t-shirt.
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The man in the wheelchair obtained up briefly as if to combat the criminal, however then sat again down. The thief obtained off the bus and fled in an unknown path. The sufferer was not injured.

The criminal is described as a man in his 20s, who’s 5’7″ and 160 kilos, cops stated. He was final seen sporting a black “TLC” t-shirt, black Nike basketball shorts, white socks and black sandals.

Police additionally launched surveillance video of the criminal from a retailer at 1 Richmond Terrace. The video clearly shows his face.

Anybody with data in regard to this incident is requested to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The general public also can submit their suggestions by logging onto the Crime Stoppers web site at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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