The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance video in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at approximately 0339 hours, in front of 1308 Saint Lawrence Avenue, a 36-year-old male victim was approached from behind by two unknown males, as he was walking along the avenue. One of the males displayed a firearm and demanded the victim’s property, while the second male stated, “My man will pull the trigger on you!” The victim complied with the individual’s demands and relinquished his Samsung Galaxy 9 cell phone, a pair of earrings, $10 cash, and a shoulder bag containing a phone charger, charging cables and two debit/bank cards. The individuals then fled on foot, southbound on Saint Lawrence Avenue.
No injuries were reported during this incident.
The individuals are described as two male Blacks, 20’s-30’s; one male, large build, wearing a black t-shirt, grey pants, dark colored sneakers, a du-rag and wearing a large backpack. The second male, who possessed the firearm, was observed wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers, with a thin build.
A surveillance video clip of the suspects is 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.