The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the two individuals, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip and photographs in connection to a robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at approximately 1840 hours, inside of 1175 Vyse Avenue (Naymer Candy Store), one individual approached the counter, displayed a handgun and demanded property from the 33-year-old male employee.

The employee complied and gave the individual approximately $800 in cash.

The second individual remained at the doorway and acted as a lookout during the robbery.

Both individuals fled the scene on foot northbound on Vyse Avenue.

The first individual is a male, with a medium-dark complexion, 25 to 35 years old, with sunglasses; last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a camouflage jacket, gray pants and light blue sneakers.

The second individual is a male, with a medium-dark complexion, 25 to 35 years old; last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a multi-colored face mask, a black hooded sweater, blue jean shorts and red sneakers.

Surveillance video clip and photographs 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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