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Police searching for man who robbed two people in Central Park

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Police are searching for a man who robbed two people while walking in Central Park.

The robbery happened just before 8 p.m. Saturday at 79th Street and West Drive.

A man and a woman say they were approached by the suspect, who told them he had a gun and demanded money.

After they handed over more than $250, the suspect took off.

Police responded quickly and searched the park on foot and by helicopter.

Investigators are not sure if the suspect actually had a gun on him at the time.

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