The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip and photographs, who is wanted in connection to a robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on July 30, 2020, at approximately 1215 hours, an unknown individual entered a taxi cab at the corner of E. 136th Street and Brown Place.

Once inside, he pointed a razor blade at the 65-year-old driver’s neck while demanding his money. The individual then fled on foot after the victim complied by giving him cash, an iPhone and a book bag.

The victim 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 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.


Jonas Bronck is the pseudonym under which we publish and manage the content and operations of The Bronx Daily.™ | - the largest daily news publication in the borough of "the" Bronx with over 1.5 million annual readers. Publishing under the alias Jonas Bronck is our humble way of paying tribute to the person, whose name lives on in the name of our beloved borough.