The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the two individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photos 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 that on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 0415 hours, inside of a residential building located in the vicinity of E. 137 Street and Willis Avenue, a 36-year-old male and second adult male were entering the building when two unknown individuals approached them from behind and began punching and kicking them about their body causing a laceration to 36-year-old male’s forehead. The individuals forcibly removed a wallet from the 36-year-old male containing $300 cash before fleeing to an unknown location.

EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to Lincoln Hospital where he was treated and released. The unknown individuals are described as follows:

Individual #1: male, Hispanic, approximately 21-years-old, light complexion, 170 lbs., with a thin build, 5’10” tall, mustache, goatee and long hair in a bun. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, grey hooded sweat jacket, blue shorts and black sneakers.

Individual #2: male, Black, approximately 21-years-old, dark complexion, 150 lbs., with a thin build, 5’6″ tall, short dark hair, mustache and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants with black and white sneakers.

Surveillance photogrpahs 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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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