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 surveillance photographs, sought 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 Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 1417 hours, inside of 1527 Westchester Avenue (Elder Pharmacy), the unknown individual removed deodorant from a shelf and attempted to leave the store.
An employee of the store then attempted to stop him from leaving the location, when the individual displayed a knife and swung it at the employee’s direction. The individual then fled the location on foot in an unknown directiony.
The victim was not injured.
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.