The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the males depicted in the attached surveillance photos wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in Bronx.

The following was reported to the police.

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at approximately 1510 hours, a 16-year-old male was walking to a relative’s home when he was approached by several males who asked him if he was a member of a gang. The males proceeded to punch and slash the victim with a sharp object causing him to sustain several lacerations and a head injury. The males fled in unknown direction with the victim’s necklace.

The victim was transported by EMS to NYC Health & Hospitals / Lincoln where he was treated and released.

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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