Female Robbery Suspect Sought

Published on May 20, 2018, 4:00 pm
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The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the following individual wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 48th Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 12:35 a.m., inside 2294 Crotona Avenue (Metro PCS), the 49-year-old male victim was buying a phone when he was approached by a female acquaintance. The female asked the victim for money. The victim refused and the female pushed the victim to the ground, forcibly removing $100 from his pants pocket. The female fled the location northbound on Crotona Avenue. The victim sustained minor injuries and refused medical attention at the scene.

The individual is described as a female, Black, approximately 40-years-old, 5’5″, 200 lbs., with a dark complexion, a medium build and long black hair. She was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, a gray shirt and gray pants. She is known to the victim by the nickname “Yum Yum.”

Surveillance photos of the individual obtained from the incident location 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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