Help Identify A Robbery Suspect

Posted on March 11, 2019, 10:37 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of an unidentified male individual who is seen in the attached video that is being sought in connection with a robbery within the confines of the 45 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 1910 hours, in the vicinity of Rowland Street and Westchester Avenue, a 52 year old female victim was about to enter her residential building when an unknown male individual entered the doorway, pushed the victim to the ground and forcibly removed the victim’s purse. The purse contained various ID and credit cards with an estimated value of $30. The individual then fled the location towards Herschell Street. EMS responded to the scene but the victim refused medical attention.

The individual are described as a male, approximately 5’10’ tall and 190 lbs., he was last seen wearing a face mask, long coat and pants.

A photo of the suspect 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 confidential.

 

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