The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the male depicted in the attached photos wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of 43rd Precinct in Bronx.

The following has been reported to police.

On Sunday, October 27, 2019, at approximately 1700 hours, a 15-year-old male victim was standing on the corner of Westchester Avenue and Castle Hill Avenue when an unidentified male approached and engaged the victim in conversation. The male told the teen to walk with him and threatened to shoot the victim if he did relinquish his cell phone/password. The victim complied and the male fled in unknown direction with the property.

The male did not display a firearm and the victim was not injured as a result of this incident.

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 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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