The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the male depicted in the attached surveillance photograph and wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in Bronx.

The following was reported to the police.

On Monday, February 24, 2020, at approximately 1938 hours, on the corner of Bruckner Boulevard and Rosedale Avenue, the 27-year-old female victim was riding a Bx #27 MTA bus holding her cell phone.

An unidentified male standing behind the victim, snatched the phone from her hand, exited the bus at the location and fled northbound on Rosedale Avenue.

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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