The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip and wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.
The following has been reported to the police.
On Sunday, June 07, 2020 at 0740 hours, in front of 246 E. 199th Street, an 80-year-old male victim was walking when an unidentified individual approached him from behind and attempted to forcibly remove his backpack. The victim resisted and fell to the ground. The male dragged the victim until he released the backpack and fled eastbound on 199th Street with the victimβs personal items.
The victim sustained a minor laceration to his right knee but refused medical attention.
A surveillance video clip of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call theΒ NYPDβsΒ Crime StoppersΒ hotline atΒ 1β800β577βTIPSΒ (8477) or for Spanish,Β 1β888β57βPISTAΒ (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto theΒ Crime StoppersβΒ websiteΒ or by texting their tips toΒ 274637Β (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.