The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the male, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and wanted for questioning in connection to a menacing, that occurred within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.
The following was reported to the police.
On Tuesday, May 05, 2020 at approximately 1255 hours, on the corner of Soundview Avenue and Cornell Avenue, a 64-year-old female MTA operator of a the Bx27 bus was u-turning at the location when an unidentified male attempted to board the bus. The operator denied his attempt, at which time he yelled profanities, spit at the bus and swung a stick at her in an attempt to strike the operator through the window. The male fled in unknown direction and the operator was not injured as a result of this incident.
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.