(UPDATE, Friday, March 30 :) New York State Crime Stoppers reminds residents that there is still a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the .
A man was robbed at gunpoint while walking home from the Pelham Train Station Wednesday night, according to Pelham police.
This is the . Pelham police Detective John Hynes said the suspect in Wednesday’s robbery matched the description of the suspect in the two other robberies.
The robbery took place at about 10:55 p.m. when the victim heard footsteps behind him in the area of Elderwood Avenue and East Second Street. The victim turned and saw a man holding gun.
The robber forced the victim to lay on the ground and took a portfolio bag containing a wallet, cell phones and an iPad before fleeing the scene. The robber is described as a black male about 5-foot, 10 inches tall and about 180 pounds.
The robber wore a dark jacket with a dark hood covering his face. The victim received no injuries during the incident
Two similar robberies took place near the train station on Jan. 12 and Jan. 31.
There have also been a number of similar armed robberies that . The suspect in those robberies all had similar descriptions and police believe they could be linked.
Pelham police have been speaking regularly to law enforcement agencies New Rochelle, Larchmont, the town and village Mamaroneck, Harrison, Rye, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and New York City to share information on the crimes, according to Hines.
In February, Pelham police who was wanted in Yonkers for an armed robbery. Hynes said police have found nothing linking the man arrested in February to the armed robberies in Pelham.
Hines urged pedestrians to use caution when walking home. Police have suggested . More safety tips are available in the PDF to the right of this story.
Anyone who has seen anything suspicious or has information regarding the armed robberies can call Pelham police at (914) 738-2000.