The New York City Police Department is asking for 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 robbery, which occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
The following has been reported to the police.
On Thursday, July 16, 2020, at approximately 1355 hours, inside 847 Prospect Avenue (telecommunications store), a 29-year-old male employee was serving an unidentified male posing as a customer wanting to purchase a phone.
The male proceeded to simulate a weapon, demanded a new cell phone and threatened to shoot the employee.
The employee complied and the male fled the location with a $400 cell phone.
The employee was not injured as a result of this incident.
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 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 Stoppersβ website or by texting their tips toΒ 274637Β (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.