The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the two individuals depicted in the attached surveillance video in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 50 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 0540 hours, at the corner of West 230 Street and Heath Avenue, a 74-year-old male victim was walking when two unknown individuals approached him, displayed a black firearm, and stated, “Give me your money!” One individual proceeded to punch the victim in the face before the second individual forcibly removed his wallet and cellphone. Both individuals fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim sustained minor injuries but refused medical attention. The individuals are described as follows:

Individual #1: male, Hispanic, 30-years-old, light complexion, 160 lbs., approximately 5’8″ tall with long black hair in a ponytail. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray hooded winter jacket, gray sweatpants and black sneakers.

Individual #2: male, black, 30-years-old, 180 lbs., bald, approximately 5’9″ tall. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, camouflage jacket, green skull cap, black sneakers and black sweatpants with a white stripe down the side of the legs and a picture of a skull on the front of the left leg.

A video clip of the suspects is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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