NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - Police in New York are looking for a couple who robbed a man on a subway train at gunpoint and then forced him off of the train in Queens.
The NYPD says the incident took place about midnight on Monday October 29. A man was riding a Manhattan bound 7 train when a man and woman approached him. The man pulled a handgun and demanded his valuables. The 38-year-old victim gave his wallet and phone to the gunman. That man then handed the items to the woman with him.
The thugs then forced the victim off of the train at the 40 Street-Lowery Street station while they remained on the train as it continued to head to Manhattan.
Police released images of the pair as they entered the subway system in hopes that someone recognized them.
The first individual is a male, Hispanic, in his 30s, 5'3" to 5'5", 150 pounds; last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants and white sneakers.
The second individual is a female, Hispanic, in her 30s, 5'9"; last seen wearing a black jacket with white piping, dark colored pants and black sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. Police say that all calls are strictly confidential.