The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip, who are wanted in connection to a robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct / Transit District 12 in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at approximately 1700 hours, inside the NYC subway station, located at the corner of E. 143rd Street and Southern Boulevard, a 55-year-old male victim was sitting aboard the southbound 6 train, when a group of unknown individuals sat across from him.
As the train pulled into the station, the victim, with his iPhone 11 in his hand, got up and stood by the train doors, as the train doors opened, the victim attempted to exit the train, at which time one of the individuals snatch the cell phone from the victim’s hand; the victim attempted to retrieve the phone, and the group of individuals began to punch the victim about the body, before exiting the train and fleeing the location on foot.
Although the victim sustained pain and swelling to his face, he refused medical attention.
The unknown individuals are described as follows.
Individual #1: Male, teenager, medium complexion with dark hair; he was last seen wearing black pants, black sneakers and a white t-shirt.
Individual #2: Male, teenager, medium complexion with dark hair; he was last seen wearing blue shorts, white sneakers and a white athletic t-shirt.
Individual #3: Male, teenager, medium complexion with dark hair; he was last seen wearing blue jeans, white sneakers and a dark colored t-shirt.
Individual #4: Male, teenager, dark complexion with dark hair; he was last seen wearing black shorts, white sneakers and a white t-shirt.
Individual #5: Male, teenager, medium complexion with dark hair; he was last seen wearing grey shorts, black sneakers and a red t-shirt.
Individual #6: Male, teenager, dark complexion; he was last seen wearing blue jeans, black sneakers, a gray hooded sweatshirt and carrying a green bag.
A surveillance video clip of the suspects is 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.