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 the 43rd Precinct in Bronx.
The following has been reported to the police.
On Friday, October 15, 2019, at approximately 1925 hours, in front of 415 Sound View Avenue, at approximately 1925 hours, a 13-year-old male exited a Bx 39 MTA bus and was followed by an unidentified male. The male caught up to the victim at which time he asked to borrow the victim’s cell phone. The victim agreed to the request and the male put a knife to the victim’s chest while demanding the pass code. The victim complied and the male fled in unknown direction with the phone.
There were no injuries sustained as a result of this incident.
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.