Certainly one of Mayor Eric Adams’ aides was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning whereas scouting a location in Brooklyn forward of a deliberate go to by Hizzoner, law-enforcement sources advised The Put up.
The aide, a civilian member of Adams’ advance staff, was mugged by two males who approached him close to the intersection of Navy and Sands streets round 10:30 a.m., sources mentioned.
The crooks demanded his pockets and cellphone, and pushed him to the bottom when he refused handy them over, sources mentioned.
The robbers then grabbed the objects and fled the scene, with one — described as a black male carrying a blue and white sweatshirt — making his getaway on a Citi Bike, sources mentioned.
The opposite suspect was described as a black male carrying sun shades and a blue masks.
Metropolis Corridor didn’t instantly return a request for remark.
The incident was first reported by WNBC 4 New York.
Additional reporting by Nolan Hicks