The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the eight individuals, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip in connection to a robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 1845 hours, in front of 557 E. 169th Street, a 15-year-old male victim was riding his bicycle when eight (8) unknown male individuals approached the victim and began to punch him about the face and head.
The individuals then forcibly removed the victim’s bicycle and fled in an unknown direction.
The victim suffered pain and bruising. EMS responded and transported the victim to Bronx Care Health Systems hospital in stable condition.
The victim’s bicycle had an estimated value of $500.
The eight male individuals being sought are described as male, Black, late teens to early 20’s.
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.