The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 52 Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Monday October 21, 2019, at approximately 1948 hours, inside of 2543 Webster Avenue (Burlington), the individual placed five men’s shirts inside of a bag and tried to leave without paying for them. When two male employees confronted him about the theft, the individual displayed a knife and walked out of the store. The individual fled the scene on foot southbound on Webster Avenue.
The individual is described as a male, Black, 5’9″ to 5’10”, heavyset; last seen wearing a red baseball cap, a light colored sweater, blue jeans, and blue sneakers.
A surveillance photograph 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.