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 photograph and is sought in connection with a robbery, which occurred within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Thursday, August 20, 2020, at approximately 1733 hours, a 42-year-old female victim was walking in front of 2848 Bainbridge Avenue, when an unidentified male individual approached her from behind and forcibly removed her purse from hand and property from her pockets after pushing and punching her.

The individual then fled on foot to parts unknown.

The victim refused medical attention.

The individual is described as a medium-skinned adult male, medium build.

He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, gray shorts, white socks, black sneakers, blue hat and seen carrying a black bookbag.

A surveillance photograph of the suspect is 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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

NYPD
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