The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the individual in the attached surveillance video clip, who is wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery and sexual assault, that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
The following was reported to police.
On Saturday, November 07, 2020, at approximately 0220 hours, in front of 1660 Crotona Park East, an unidentified male individual approached a 47-year-old female victim displaying a black firearm and began making threats to cause physical harm.
The individual proceeded to forcibly remove her purse and then grabbed her breast.
The individual fled east on E. 173rd Street.
The victim sustained no injuries and refused medical attention at the scene.
The individual is described as an adult male, Black, approximately 17-25 years of age, 5’11” tall, weighing 170 lbs.; last seen wearing a camouflage sweatshirt, black pants and dark colored sneakers.
A surveillance video clip of the suspect 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.