Police are searching for a man that they say robbed an 85-year-old man in Greenwich Village.
Investigators say it happened this past Monday shortly after 5 a.m. near the corner of Washington Place and Sixth Avenue.
NY1 is told that the suspect approached the elderly victim from behind, put him in a bear hug and robbed him.
Luckily, the man was not hurt.
The suspect was seen wearing a black-and-white checkered flannel hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.