The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the male depicted in the attached surveillance photograph, who is wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct / Transit District 11 in the Bronx.

The following has been reported to the police.

On Monday, June 08, 2020, at 1220 hours, inside the Jerome Avenue / E. 149th Street Grand Concourse subway station, a 53-year-old male victim was walking on the platform when he became involved in a verbal dispute with two unidentified males. They proceeded to punch the victim about the body, before removing his backpack containing a cell phone and jewelry.

The victim sustained minor injuries and was transported by EMS to an area hospital.

A photo of one of the two males was obtained from a surveillance camera, located inside of the subway station.

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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