The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the male depicted in the attached surveillance photo wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 46th Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 1430 hours, in the vicinity of E. 181st Street and Creston Avenue, a 51-year old female victim was entering the building of her residence when an unidentified male approached from behind and began to remove the victim’s purse. The victim resisted and the male punched her in the face before fleeing northbound on Creston Avenue with the purse, which contained $350/credit cards.
EMS responded but the victim refused medical attention at the scene.
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.