The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying the males depicted in the attached photos and video wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of 40th Precinct in Bronx.

The following has been reported to the police.

On Monday, December 30, 2019, at approximately 1720 hours, in front of 329 E. 149th Street, a 19-year-old male attempted to purchase an iPhone from two individuals he met online. After the exchange for the iPhone, both individuals displayed a knife, demanded the phone back and fled.

The two individuals fled in an unknown direction with the $360 and the cell phone.

There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

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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