The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photographs in connection to a robbery pattern that occurred within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

Incident 1: On Monday, April 06, 2020, at approximately 1625 hours, a 32-year-old male was in front of 4575 Park Avenue, when an unidentified individual approached the victim and punched him in the face with a closed fist. The individual then displayed a knife and removed the victim’s electric bike, cell phone and approximately $100.

There were no injuries reported in regard to this incident.

Incident 2: On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at approximately 1315 hours, a 51-year-old male victim was walking in front of 4575 Park Avenue, when two unidentified individuals approached the victim and punched him multiple times in the torso and side causing him to fall off his scooter. The individuals then removed the victim’s cellphone. The individuals then fled on foot westbound on E. 184th Street towards Webster Avenue.

The victim refused medical attention at the scene.

Incident 3: On Saturday, April 18, 2020, at approximately 1814 hours, a 53-year-old male victim was in front of 442 E. 184th Street, when two unidentified individuals approached the victim from behind and put him in a chokehold and punched him in the torso. The individuals then removed approximately $100 from the victim’s pockets and fled southbound on Park Avenue.

The victim refused medical attention at the scene.

Individual 1 is described as a dark-skinned male, approximately 18 to 20 years-of-age, slim build and last seen wearing blue jeans with a black hooded jacket and dark sneakers.

Individual 2 is described as a dark-skinned male, approximately 18 to 20 years-of-age, slim build and last seen wearing grey sweatpants with a grey and black “Nike” sweatshirt with a black hood.

Surveillance photogrpahs of the suspects 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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