The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified male who is seen in the attached photograph and video and is sought in connection with a robbery in Transit within the confines of the 46th Precinct / Transit District 11 in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 0745 hours, inside of the 176 Street Station (4 Line), the victim, a 15-year-old male, was waking on the stairs to the northbound platform when he was approached by an unidentified male who displayed a knife and demanded the victim’s cellphone. The victim complied and the unidentified male fled on foot with the victim’s black iPhone 11.
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 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), followed by entering TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.