The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video in connection to a grand larceny incident that occurred within confines 47th Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Monday, February 11, 2019 at approximately 1900hrs on the BX28 bus in the vicinity of Paulding Avenue and East Gun Hill Road, an unidentified male boarded the bus and sat next to an 18-year-old male. The male grabbed the victim’s phone from his hand and fled on foot. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.
The individual is described as a male, black who was last seen wearing a dark hooded jacket, black and white pants and white sneakers.
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.