The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the two males depicted in the attached photos wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny pattern that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct in Bronx.

The following has been reported to the police.

Incident #1: On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at approximately 0300 hours, in front of a restaurant located at 1779 Westchester Avenue, a 59-year-old male victim was followed by two unidentified males into the location and then back outside the location. Once outside of the location, the two unidentified males proceeded to remove the victim’s wallet from his pants pocket and fled the location in an unknown direction. The wallet contained (5) credit cards, approximately $400 dollars, and a driver’s license.

There were no injuries reported.

Incident #2: On Friday, October 04, 2019, at approximately 2120 hours, at the intersection of Rosedale Avenue and the Cross Bronx Expressway, a 38-year-old male was walking on the sidewalk at the location when he was approached by two unidentified males. The unidentified males removed the victim’s wallet from his pants pocket without permission or authority to do so and fled the location in an unknown direction. The wallet contained approximately $220 dollars, and two identification cards.

Surveillance photographs of the suspects 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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