The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the vehicle and individuals, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip, wanted in connection to an assault, a robbery and police impersonation, that occurred within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, December 08, 2021, at approximately 0142 hours, in front of 1240 Grant Avenue, the two individuals stopped their car in front of the 54-year-old male victim’s parked car, while he was standing next to it.

The men told the victim they were the police and his car was reported stolen. One of the individuals knocked the victim down to the street, sat in the driver’s seat of the victim’s car and drove northbound on Grant Highway.

The other male fled inside his own vehicle northbound on Grant Highway.

The victim’s vehicle was subsequently recovered in front of 1246 Cromwell Avenue.

The individuals removed $2,200 in cash from the car’s center console.

The two individuals are described as adult males, Hispanic.

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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