The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual depicted in the attached photos wanted for questioning in connection to a gunpoint robbery that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at approximately 1930 hours, an unidentified individual followed a 36-year-old male victim into a White Castle restaurant located at 1677 Bruckner Boulevard. Before entering the restaurant the unidentified individual placed a gold colored mask on his face and proceeded to display a black firearm. Once inside the restaurant, the individual then pointed the firearm at the victim’s midsection and forcibly removed two gold chains from the victim’s neck and a wristwatch from the victim. The unidentified male fled the location in an unknown direction. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.
The individual is described as male, Hispanic, approximately 5’10” – 6’1″, heavyset. He was last seen wearing a dark blue sweater, black jeans, gray/black sneakers, a black baseball cap, and a gold mask.
Surveillance photographs of the suspect are attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call theΒ NYPDβsΒ Crime StoppersΒ hotline atΒ 1β800β577βTIPSΒ (8477) or for Spanish,Β 1β888β57βPISTAΒ (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto theΒ Crime StoppersβΒ websiteΒ or by texting their tips toΒ 274637Β (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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