The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip and photographs, who is wanted in connection with a robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at approximately 1835 hours, an unidentified individual did enter the Rosedale Pharmacy, located at 1737 E. 174 Street and approached the employee. The individual then displayed a wooden-handled knife and demanded money.

When the employee refused, the individual removed approximately $150 cash from the register and a box of Ensure Protein drinks, before he fled on foot in an unknown direction.

There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

The individual is described as an adult male, Black, with a thin build, bald.

He was last seen wearing a gray dress shirt, dark pants, dark shoes, a blue mask under his chin and carrying a blue plastic bag and a box.  

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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