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

The following has been reported to the police.

On Thursday, December 19, 2019, at approximately 1712 hours, inside of Rite-Aid, located at 1540 Grand Concourse, a 31-year-old male was working inside location when he observed two unidentified males placing merchandise inside a backpack. The male approached the two unidentified males who threatened to shoot him but did not display a firearm. The individuals fled the location with merchandise in an unknown direction.

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

Individual #1 is an adult male who was last seen wearing a red sweater, black pants and carrying a backpack

Individual #2 is an adult male who was last seen wearing a black coat and black pants.

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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