The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photo in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Friday, September 27, 2019 at approximately 1510 hours, a 16-year-old male victim was exiting a bus on the corner of E. 144 Street and Brook Avenue, when two unidentified individuals approached the victim and engaged him in a conversation. The individuals then began punching the victim’s face and forcibly removed his “Air Jordan” sneakers and Apple air pods valued at approximately $300. The individuals then fled on foot to parts unknown with the victim’s property.

Individual #1 is described as a male, Black, in is 20’s; last seen wearing a turquoise button shirt, blue pants and white and blue sneakers.

Individual #2 is described as a male, Black, in his 20’s; last seen wearing a black hoody sweater, black pants and black sneakers.

A surveillance photograph 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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (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.

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