The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified male, who is seen in the attached surveillance photographs and is sought in connection with a robbery, which occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct / Transit District 11.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at 1518 hours, at the E. 149 Street / Grand Concourse Subway Station, an unidentified male approached the victim, a 43-year-old female, forcibly grabbed her and removed her purse.
The unidentified male then fled to parts unknown.
There were no injuries from this incident.
Surveillance 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.