The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached photos for an assault that occurred within the 49 Precinct in Bronx.
The details are as follows.
It was reported to the police that March 18, 2019 at 5108 hours a 45 year-old female was shopping inside of Lee’s Lydig Pick and Pack, located at 716 Lydig Avenue, when an unidentified person approached her and removed her Samsung Galaxy S9 from her coat pocket before fleeing the location.
The individual is described as 5’7″, 150 lbs., who was last seen wearing a white ski cap, black jacket, blue jeans and a black jacket.
A photo of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (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.