The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individuals, depicted in the attached photographs, in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in Bronx.

The following has been reported to police.

On Wednesday, January 01, 2020, at approximately 0605 hours, two unidentified individuals approached a 30-year-old male victim while on the corner of Wheeler Avenue and Westchester Avenue and struck the victim multiple times with a piece of lumber on the head and back causing bruising and swelling. The individuals then removed an undetermined amount of cash and his cellphone and fled on foot to parts unknown.

The victim was removed to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition.

Individual #1 is described as a male approximately in his 20’s and last seen wearing a dark-colored bubble jacket.

Individual #2 is described as a male, approximately in his 20’s, with a goatee and last seen wearing all black clothes.

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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