The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery pattern within the confines of the 44th Precinct in Bronx.

The following has been reported to police.

Incident #1: On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at approximately 1600 hours, at River Avenue and E. 164 Street, a 17-year-old male victim was approached by four unidentified individuals. The individuals punched the victim in the face, knocking the victim’s headphones from his ears. The individuals picked up the headphones and fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim sustained a contusion and laceration to the head but refused medical attention at the scene.

Incident #2: On Tuesday, December 03, 2019, at approximately 1950 hours, at Jerome Avenue and E. 165 Street, a 36-year-old male victim was exiting his car when he was approached from behind by an unknown individual. The individual pressed a hard object against the victim’s back and demanded the victim’s bag. The victim complied and handed the individual the bag and the individual proceeded to forcibly remove the victim’s phone and wallet from his pants pocket. The individual then fled on foot through Mullary Park westbound toward Jerome Avenue. No injuries were reported.

Incident #3: On Wednesday, December 04, 2019, at approximately 2000 hours, at Jerome Avenue and E. 165 Street, a 48-year-old male victim was approached from behind by three unidentified individuals. The individuals punched the victim in the back of the head and in the face. The individuals forcibly removed plumbing supplies, a pair of gloves, and books from the victim and fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim refused medical attention at the scene.

Incident #4: On Saturday, January 04, 2020, at approximately 1640 hours, in front of 1105 Jerome Avenue, a 16-year-old male victim was approached by four unidentified individuals. The individuals punched and kicked the victim and struck the victim with a firearm. The individuals then forcibly removed the victim’s cellphone and fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim sustained a laceration to the head but 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 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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