The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the males depicted in the attached surveillance photograph and video clip, who are wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.
The following was reported to the police.
On Tuesday, May 23, 2020, at approximately 1100 hours, in front of 1260 Morrison Avenue, a 61-year-old male was walking home when he was suddenly grabbed from behind and thrown to the ground by an unidentified male. A second unidentified proceeded to punch the victim multiple times in the face before removing $100 from the victim’s back pocket.
Both males fled the location in unknown direction.
The victim was removed to St. Barnabas Hospital to be treated for lacerations and bruising to the face.
A surveillance video clip and a photograph 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 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.