The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip, who is wanted for questioning in connection to a gunpoint commercial robbery, which occurred in the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
The following was reported to the police.
On Friday, August 07, 2020, at approximately 0330 hours, an unidentified male entered of 59 W. 170th Street (Friend and Family Deli) and removed a beverage from a refrigerator. He then brought the beverage to the cashier and demanded that he not pay for it while removing and displaying a firearm from his pocket. The unidentified male then fled to parts unknown with the beverage.
There were no injuries 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 the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.