The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photograph in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 46 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, February 04, 2020, at 1410 hours, inside a residential building located in the vicinity of E. 178 Street and Grand Concourse, a 47-year-old female victim was in an elevator with an unknown male individual, when he touched her buttocks and proceeded to grab her pocketbook.

A struggle for the pocketbook ensued, at which time the individual reached inside and removed her wallet containing credits cards and $600 cash before fleeing the location to parts unknown.

There were no reported injuries as a result of the incident.

The individual is described as a male, dark complexion, approximately 20-years-old, between 5’8″ to 6’0″ tall, medium build, with a full beard and short dark hair; he was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, a black winter jacket with a patch on the left shoulder, grey sneakers and black Adidas pants with white stripes.

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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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