The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the individual in the attached photographs and wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
The following has been reported to police.
On Monday, March 30, 2020, at approximately 1030 hours, the 18-year-old male victim met an unidentified individual in front of 1115 Jerome Avenue who he arranged to sell sneakers to.
The unidentified individual approached the victim in a car and asked the victim to hand him the sneakers through one of the car windows. The victim complied and once in possession of the sneakers the unidentified individual fled in the vehicle southbound on Jerome Avenue.
The sneakers were valued at approximately $280 dollars.
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 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.