The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following Persons of Interest wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
The following has been reported to police.
On Monday, November 01, 2021, at approximately 2355 hours, two individuals engaged the 61-year-old male victim in conversation inside 218 E. 170th Street and asked him what was inside his bag.
Once they exited, the individuals punched the victim in the face and threw him to the ground. They proceeded to remove a bag of gloves, sanitizing wipes, and a mask from the victim’s bag before fleeing.
The victim refused medical attention.
Person of Interest #1: Male, Black, with a black hat, black jacket, and black jeans.
Person of Interest #2: Male, Black, with a black hat, gray sweater, and dark pants.
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 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.