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 surveillance photohraphs and video and is sought in connection with a robbery in transit, within the confines of the 43rd Precinct / Transit District 12 in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 0735 hours, on the stairs leading to the elevated Manhattan-bound Morrison Avvenue -Soundview Station (6 Line), the victim, a 35-year-old male, was approached from behind by an unidentified male who grabbed the victim’s neck chain. A struggle ensued and the unidentified male and victim fell down several stairs, and the unidentified male became separated from his sweatshirt. The unidentified male ultimately relieved the victim of his chain, which was valued at $3,400.

The unidentified male fled to the rear passenger side of a grey Nissan, which proceeded southbound on Morrison Avenue. 

The unidentified male is in his 20s, about 5’05” tall and approximately 130 lbs.

Surveillance video clip and photographs of the suspect 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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