Help Identify A Robbery Suspect

Posted on February 25, 2019, 4:12 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached video and photo wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Sunday February 24, 2019, at approximately 0433 hours, inside of 481 E. 163rd Street (BP Gas Station), the male entered the station attendant’s area and demanded money from the cash register. When the 59-year-old employee refused his demands, the male punched the employee in the face and head numerous times. The employee ran out of the area and the male removed an undetermined amount of money from the register before fleeing in unknown direction. The victim was treated at Lincoln Hospital for lacerations to the face and head.

The person wanted for questioning is described as a male Black; last seen wearing a black hooded jacket and light colored pants.

A photo 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.

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