The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the male depicted in the attached photograph and wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 50 Precinct / Police Service 8 in Bronx.

The following was reported to the police.

On Friday, February 07, 2020, in the vicinity of Exterior Street and Broadway, at approximately 1730 hours, a 79-year-old female victim exited her building when she was approached from behind by an unidentified male.

The male was walking a dog when he pushed the victim to the ground and removed her purse. He proceeded to enter a nearby building and fled in unknown direction with the victim’s personal identifications and bank card.

The victim suffered bruising and pain 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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