The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached photographs in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at approximately 1205 hours, in the vicinity of Jesup Avenue and W. 172 Street, the individuals approached the 20-year-old male from behind and demanded his property. When he refused to hand over his property, one of the males brandished a knife. The victim complied with their order and gave the individuals his cell phone and earphones.

The males fled the scene on foot northbound on Jesup Avenue.

The first individual is described as a male, Black, slim build, in his 20s; last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, black sweatpants and white sneakers.

The second individual is described as a male, Black, slim build, in his 20s; last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater with a red logo on its front, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Surveillance photographs of the suspects are 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) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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