The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified individuals, seen in the attached surveillance photographs, who are wanted in connection with an assault and a robbery, which occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at approximately 2128 hours, two unknown male individuals followed a 20-year-old victim into 710 Tinton Avenue and entered the elevator with him. Once inside, the individuals proceeded to punch and kick the victim, causing physical injury, before forcibly removing his cell phone and wallet, containing $180.

The individuals fled out of the building in an unknown direction.

The victim was transported by EMS to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln in stable condition.

The first individual is described as an 18-15 years old male, Black, approximately 5’08” tall, weighing 160 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, grey pants and multicolored sneakers.

The second individual is described as an 18-15 years old male, Black, approximately 5’10” tall, weighing 150 lbs. He was last seen wearing a white sweatshirt, grey pants and black sneakers.

Surveillance 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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