The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip, who is sought in connection to a gun point robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Friday, November 27, 2020, at approximately 0340 hours, a 63-year-old male victim (Uber driver) was in front of 364 E. 197 Street waiting for a passenger, when an unidentified male individual approached the driver’s side window and simulated a firearm that was covered in a dark bag. The individual then pressed the firearm against the victim’s chest and forcibly removed the victim from the auto and fled in the victim’s gray 2011 Honda CRV with a registration plate # T623343C northbound on Decatur Avenue. The victim’s cellphones and wallet was also inside the vehicle.
There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.
The unidentified individual is described as a male, Black, approximately in his mid-20’s.
He was last seen wearing a black hoodie sweater, black pants, black sneakers, black gloves, red hat, light-colored mask and carrying a red and black large travel bag.
A surveillance video clip 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 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.