Help Identify A Robbery Duo

Published on October 02, 2019, 10:18 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached video in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police on Saturday, September 28, 2019, in the vicinity of 440 E. 138th Street, at approximately 0330 hours, a 54 year-old male was walking at the location when he is approached from behind by two unknown male individuals. One of the individuals grabbed the victim about the neck which caused him to lose consciousness. The second individual then removed the victim’s property. The victim was left on the pavement.

EMS responded and the victim regained consciousness and refused medical attention at the scene.

The property removed included a wallet and cash with a total estimated value of $350.

The two individuals are described as follows:

  • Individual #1: male, Black, 20-30 years in age, he was last seen wearing a bright blue shirt and dark pants.
  • Individual #2: male, Black, 20-30 years in age, he was last seen wearing all dark clothing.

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 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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