NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police released video footage of a man sought for robbing a bus operator last month in Times Square, authorities said.
According to officials, the incident occurred just after 9 a.m. on Wednesday, November 17, on the corner of West 42nd Street and 7th Avenue.
As the suspect was disembarking a privately operated bus that he and others boarded in New Jersey when he grabbed a 59-year-old male bus driver, and briefly held him while he removed $480 from the driver-side door handle.
The suspect fled on foot to the Times Square – 42nd Street subway station.
The victim was not injured.
Officials released surveillance taken inside of the Times Square – 42nd Street subway station after the incident.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).