The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified individual, seen in the attached photographs, who is sought in connection with a robbery, which occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Sunday, September 06, 2020, at approximately 0355 hours, an unidentified male individual, along with another apprehended female individual, did approach a 32-year-old autistic male victim, while walking on the sidewalk in front of 221 E. 138 Street.
The individuals then punched and kicked the victim to the ground and forcibly removed the victim’s wallet and cell phone before fleeing in a unknown direction.
The victim suffered bleeding to his mouth and face as a result of 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.