The New York Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs, who are wanted in connection to a robbery, which occurred within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.
The following has been reported to police.
On Monday, October 11, 2021, at approximately 1800 hours, a 24-year-old male victim did set up to meet with two unidentified male individuals in the vicinity of Commonwealth Avenue and E. 174th Street after communicating on Facebook market for the purchase of a cuban link chain the victim had listed for sale.
Once at the meeting location, both male individuals approached the victim in the building hallway and while doing so, individual #1 displayed a firearm and forcibly removed two of the chains, valued at approximately $6,500. The individuals then fled in a white BMW towards parts unknown.
There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.
The individuals are described as two male individuals, approximately 18 to 20 years of age.
Individual #1 was last seen wearing a white hoodie sweater, white and gray sweatpants, white sneakers and seen holding a firearm.
Individual #2 was last seen wearing a black hoodie sweater, gray jeans, black sneakers and black hat with letter “P” in front of it.
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 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.