The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photos for a robbery that occurred within the 44 Precinct in Bronx.
The details are as follows.
It was reported to the police that on Saturday, January 04, 2020, at approximately 1550 hours, a 32-year-old female was walking on E. 171 Street at Sheridan Avenue when an unidentified individual approached her and discharged pepper spray in the victim’s face. The individual then forcibly removed the victim’s bag containing a iPhone SE5, the victim’s wallet and personal clothing. The individual then fled southbound on Sheridan Avenue towards 170 Street.
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 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.