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 video clip and photographs, who is sought in connection with a gun point robbery, which occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at approximately 0950 hours, an unidentified male individual did enter the Zam Zam Pharmacy (drug store), located at 524 Morris Avenue and demanded money and prescription medications while displaying a black firearm. The male individual then forcibly removed approximately $40 from the cash register and fled on foot to parts unknown.

There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

The individual is described as a medium-skinned adult male, approximately 5’7″ tall, with a medium build and last seen wearing a blue hooded jacket (possibly with letters “Hilfiger” on the left arm, blue jeans, black hat, blue sneakers, white and black face mask, white gloves and carrying a back pack.

Surveillance video clip and 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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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