The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the two individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photos wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 44th Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 1200 hours in front of 1439 Nelson Avenue, a 16-year-old male victim was walking when two individuals approached him from behind, displayed a firearm and demanded his cell phone. The victim complied and the males removed the victims I-Phone 8 cellphone before fleeing in an unknown direction. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.


Individual #1: male, Black, 16-20 years-old, medium complexion, thin build with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing a red hooded shirt and black pants.

Individual #2: male, Hispanic, light complexion, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing red and blue jacket hooded jacket with red pants and black sneakers.

Surveillance 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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