A knife-wielding mugger fleeced a teen on W. Houston St., police said.
On Mon., Aug. 3, around 11:35 p.m., an 18-year-old was walking westbound at W. Houston and Greene Sts. when a stranger walking eastbound whipped out a blade and ordered the victim to give him everything.
The teen forked over his wallet and backpack to the robber, who fled eastbound on W. Houston St. The victim was not injured.
The suspect wore black clothing, a black-and-white cap and a black face mask.
Cops released a photo of the suspect and a video of the incident.
They ask that anyone with information call the New York Police Department’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter at @NYPDTips.