VIDEO: Man who robbed bus driver in Times Square sought by NYPD


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.

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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).