The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a robbery which occurred within the confines of the 45th Precinct in the Bronx.

The following has been reported to police.

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at approximately 1800 hours, an unknown male individual entered Vape City, located at 200 Baychester Avenue, and simulated having a firearm. The individual proceeded to demand that the clerk open the cash register under the threat of being shot. Upon doing so, the individual removed $325 cash and fled the location on foot, in an unknown direction.

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

The individual is described as an adult male, 20’s, medium build, dark complexion, with brown eyes and black hair; he was last seen wearing blue jeans, sneakers, a black sweatshirt, orange vest and black baseball cap.

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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