The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the male, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip, who is wanted for questioning in connection to a commercial robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.

The following has been reported to the police.

On Wednesday, July 01, 2020, at 0040 hours, inside of 3221 Third Avenue, (cell phone store), an unidentified male threatened the 29-year-old store employee that he possessed a firearm and demanded property. The employee refused and a physical altercation ensued.

The male fled the location with the victim’s bag containing $15,000, a laptop and a wallet.

The employee sustained minor injuries and refused medical attention.

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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