The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip, who are wanted in connection to a four-incident robbery pattern, that all occurred within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 20:15 hours, in front of 1508 Macombs Road, a 59-year-old male victim was walking down the street when he was approached by two (2) unknown male individuals, who displayed a knife and demanded his property. The individuals forcibly removed the victim’s clothing and backpack valued at approximately $200 and fled the location northbound on Macombs Road. No injuries were reported in this incident.
Incident #2: It was reported to police that on Saturday, February 13, 2021, at 16:55 hours, in front of 1504 Macombs Road, a 20-year-old male victim and a 21-year-old female victim were walking down the street, when they were approached from behind by four (4) unknown male individuals, who physically assaulted them with a firearm after demanding property. The individuals forcibly removed electronics, clothing and sneakers valued at approximately $2,000 as well as $1,000 cash, before fleeing the location in an unknown direction. Both victims were transported by EMS, to BronxCare Health System in stable condition with minor injuries to the head and face.
Incident #3: It was reported to police that on Sunday, February 14, 2021, at 23:00 hours, in the vicinity of Cromwell Avenue and McClellan Street, a 28-year-old male victim exited a vehicle operated by an unknown male individual, when he was approached by two (2) additional unknown male individuals, who proceeded to assault him with a black firearm after demanding property. The individuals forcibly removed the victim’s chain, iPhone and a watch, valued at approximately $8,500, as well as $1,000 cash, before fleeing the location in the same vehicle eastbound on McClellan Street. The victim was transported by EMS, to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln in stable condition with minor injuries to his head and hand.
Incident #4: It was reported to police that on Monday, February 15, 2021, at 1930 hours, in the vicinity of Jerome Avenue and Cromwell Avenue, a 28-year-old male victim was walking down the street, when he was approached by four (4) unknown male individuals from behind, who proceeded to punch and kick him and slash his jacket with a knife, before removing $100 cash from hi.. The individuals followed the victim into 1115 Jerome Avenue, Karam Deli, where they continued to assault him, before fleeing the location on foot in an unknown direction. The victim refused medical attention for minor injuries to his face.
The individuals being sought are described as light-skinned males, approximately 18-25 years old.
Surveillance video clip and 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 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (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.