The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the following male, wanted for questioning in connection to a grand larceny, that occurred within confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.

The following was reported to the police.

On March 27, 2020, at 1400 hours, at 961 Washington Avenue, the male approached a 62-year-old female, who was on her cellphone, snatched the phone from her hand and fled the scene on foot.

The individual is described as a male, Black, in his teens, wearing a black sweatshirt and pants.

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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