The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the males depicted in the attached photo wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 41st Precinct in Bronx/ Transit District 12.

The following has been reported to police.

On Sunday, October 27, 2019, at approximately 0410 hours, a 20-year-old male victim was on the southbound mezzanine of the Simpson Street subway station when several unidentified males approached and asked the victim if he was a member of a gang. The males produced a knife, demanded money and at struggled ensued, at which time the victim sustained a slash wound on his thumb. The males fled the station in unknown direction with the victim’s Yeezy sneakers.

The victim was removed to NYC Health & Hospitals / Lincoln to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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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