Help Identify A Robbery Suspect

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the male in the attached surveillance photos wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery in the confines of the 52nd Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at approximately 0743 hours, an unidentified male with a firearm forced himself into an apartment in the vicinity of Dekalb Avenue and East Gun Hill Road of a 21-year-old female victim. Once inside, the male struck a 39-year-old male in the head with the weapon and demanded money and jewelry. The male fled the location in a black Mercedes Benz northbound on Dekalb Avenue without any property.

The male victim struck with the weapon received a minor injury and refused medical attention.

The person wanted for questioning is described as a male, Hispanic, 6′, 170 lbs.. He was last seen wearing dark colored hooded shirt, blue jeans and dark colored Puma sneakers.

Photographs of the suspect and his vehicle are 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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