Help Identify A Robbery Suspect

Posted on January 09, 2019, 4:16 pm
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The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in connection to a robbery pattern that contains three incidents and occurred within the confines of the 47 and 48 Precincts in Bronx.

Help Identify A Robbery Suspect

Details are as follows.

Incident #1: On Monday, December 24, 2018 at approximately 2307 hours, in the confines of the 47 Precinct, an unidentified male hailed a livery cab and requested to be taken to 1961 Schieffen Avenue. When approaching the location the man requested the driver stop at a nearby parking lot where he displayed a black handgun and demanded currency. The driver complied and gave the man approximately $100 cash. The male subsequently fled into 1159 East 229 street. There were no injuries incurred.

Incident #2: On Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at approximately 1805 hours, in the confines of the 47 Precinct, an unidentified male hailed a livery cab and requested to be taken to 1965 Schieffen Avenue. When approaching the location the man requested the driver stop at a nearby parking lot where he displayed a black handgun and demanded currency. The driver complied and gave the man approximately $100 cash. The male subsequently fled into 1159 East 229 street. There were no injuries incurred.

Incident #3: On Sunday, December 30, 2018 at approximately 1850 hours, in the confines of the 48 Precinct, an unidentified male hailed a livery cab at the intersection of Westchester Avenue and Southern Blvd then requested to be taken to 1900 Longfellow Avenue. Upon arrival at the location, the man displayed a black handgun and demanded currency from the driver. He removed $70 cash from the victim then fled the scene. There were no injuries incurred.

The unidentified individual is described as a male black, 20 to 30-years-old, dark complexion, muscular build, approximately 5’10” tall. He was last seen wearing a black bubble jacket, Chicago Bulls baseball cap, black sweatpants and red sneakers.

Photos 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 strictly confidential.

 

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