Brandon Smith, 18, Arrested; Adam De La Rosa, 17, Wanted

Posted on February 25, 2019, 4:32 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video and photographs in connection to an robbery that occurred within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx / Transit District 12.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Sunday January 27, 2019, at approximately 2120 hours, inside the 3 Avenue/East 149 Street “2/5” subway station, the 4 individuals punched the 18-year-old female victim in the face and head repeatedly and then removed her belt, her ski mask and a pair of earphones. The individual fled out of the station and ran southbound on Willis Avenue. The victim suffered pain, swelling and bruising to her face and neck; she was treated at the scene by EMS.

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 strictly confidential.

 

*** UPDATE ***

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following two individuals have been arrested and charged on Tuesday, February 5, 2019:

A 18-year-old male was charged with robbery, assault and criminal possession of stolen property.

Arrested:

Brandon Smith
409 E. 146th Street
Bronx, NY 10455

Charges:

The following male is wanted for questioning in regard to the robbery:

Adam De La Rosa

He is described as a 17-year-old male, 5’9″, 140lbs with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, black pants and black sneakers.

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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