The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual wanted in connection to a grand larceny within the confines of the 43 Precinct in Bronx.

The following has been reported to police.

On Thursday, April 18, 2019 at approximately 1630 hours, the individual was driving a gray Nissan when he approached the 56 year-old male victim in the vicinity of Powell Avenue and Castle Hill Avenue. The individual proceeded to tell the victim that he was in need of money in order to get back home. The victim invited the individual up to his apartment on Haviland Avenue in order to give him money, at which point the individual removed $1,400 in cash from his hand and fled. His is described as follows:

Male, 35 years-old, wearing a white button down shirt, blue jeans, black shoes driving a gray Nissan.

A surveillance video clip of the suspect and his vehicle 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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