The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo and video in connection to a robbery pattern that occurred within the confines of the 52 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Monday, September 02, 2019 at approximately 2350, an unidentified individual followed a 22-year-old female victim into a residential building in the vicinity of Morris Avenue and E. 196 Street. Once inside, the individual displayed a knife and removed her bag. The individual struck the victim multiple times about the body and then fled on foot southbound on Creston Avenue towards East Kingsbridge Road.

Incident #2: It was reported to police that on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at approximately 0120 hours, an unidentified individual followed a 24-year-old female into a residential building in the vicinity of Creston Avenue and East Kingsbridge Road. Once inside, the individual punched the victim in the arm and removed her bag containing credit cards and $10. The individual then fled southbound on Creston Avenue towards East Kingsbridge Road tunnel.

The individual is described as a male, Black or Hispanic, approximately in his 20’s, 5’8″, 150 lbs.; brown eyes, black hair with dreadlocks and last seen wearing a black hoodie sweater, black pants and white and blue sneakers.

Surveillance video clip of the suspects and a photograph of one 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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