The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the two individuals in the attached surveillance photographs, who are wanted for questioning in regard to a grand larceny, that occurred within the confines of the 46th Precinct / Transit District 11 in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Sunday, June 21, 2020, at approximately 1350 hours, inside the 176 Street (IRT Jerome Avenue station, 4 line), a 28-year-old female victim was approached by two males, one of whom snatched her iPhone 11 cell phone from her hand. Both males made no statements to the victim and both fled the location onto Jerome Avenue, continuing towards Davidson Avenue.

The victim was not injured as a result of the incident. 

The individuals are described as males, Black, in their late teens – 20’s, medium complexion and build, both wearing masks, black sweatshirts, sweatpants and sneakers.

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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