The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video and photos in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 49 Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 1930 hours, inside the Bliss Beauty Salon located at 2176 White Plains Road, an unknown individual entered the store and began to browse.
The individual illegally removed a hair product, placed it in her bag then proceeded to walk out the store. As she attempted to leave the store, a security alarm sounded, and the individual fled the location with a 22-year-old female store employee following the individual out the store and to the corner. There, the employee confronted the individual requesting the hair product be returned. The individual pushed the store clerk against a wall, slammed her to the ground and punched the victim numerous times about the body, before fleeing the scene. The victim sustained scratches, pain and swelling to her body.
EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to Jacobi Hospital, where she was treated and released.
The individual is described as an adult female, Black, with a dark complexion, large build and long black hair in a bun. She was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black shorts, and black sneakers.
Surveillance photographs of the suspect are 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.