The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photographs in connection to a grand larceny that occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 1840 hours, inside the Pioneer Super Market located at 403 E. 138 Street, a 59-year-old female victim entered the store to go shopping when an unknown individual reached inside her coat pocket and removed her Galaxy #7 cellphone and $140 cash before fleeing the scene.

The individual is described as a male, dark complexion, approximately 50-years-old, 5’9″ tall, weighing 150 lbs., with brown eyes.

He last seen wearing black jeans, a black jacket, a gray shirt, a gray knit cap, dark colored pants and black sneakers.

Surveillance 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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