The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 47th Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, February 04, 2020, at approximately 1926 hours, in front of 4007 Dyre Avenue, the individual approached the 30-year-old female victim from behind and snatched her cell phone from her hand. When the victim turned to confront him, the individual displayed a handgun and threatened to harm her. The individual fled the scene on foot southbound on Dyre Avenue.

The individual is described as a male, 20 to 25 years old, 6’3″ to 6’5″ in height, 180 to 190 lbs.

He was last seen wearing a gray jacket, black pants and black sneakers.

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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