Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects wanted for an armed robbery that took place in April, 2012.
According to police reports, on Friday, April 6, 2012, at approximately 5:00 p.m., a 19-year-old man was walking northbound on the C train platform at the Franklin Avenue subway station when he was approached by two unknown males.
The two men approached the victim, pulled out a gun and then snatched the chain off his neck before fleeing the station. The victim was not injured.
The first suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years old, 5-foot-6-8 with short hair. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket with the letters "U.S.A" across the chest, blue jeans and a blue hat.
The second suspect has been identified by police as Hector Cancel, an Hispanic male, 33 years old, 5-foot-9 and 170 pounds.
Anyone with information that would lead to the arrest of these two suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS(8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.