The New York Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the following individuals wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 44th Precinct in Bronx / Transit District 11.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police on April 16, 2019 at approximately 1830 hours, a 29-year-old female victim was sitting on the southbound “D” train, when an unknown male snatched her cell phone out of her hand when it came to the stop at the Grand Concourse & East 170th Street station. The victim followed the male and lost sight of him when he exited at East 171st Street.

The individual is described as a male, Hispanic, in his 20’s; last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, ripped dark jeans and light blue sneakers.

Photographs of the suspect 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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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