The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the male depicted in the attached photo and wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct / Transit District 12 in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at approximately 0450 hours, aboard a northbound “2” train at the E. 174th Street subway station, a 24-year-old female victim using her cell phone when an unidentified snatched it from her hands, when the doors opened at the station. The male ran down to the street level westbound on E. 174th Street.

A surveillance photograph 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 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), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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