The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip, who is wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery pattern within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at approximately 1515 hours inside of 1690 E. 174 Street, an unidentified individual approached the 55-year-old male victim and struck him the head with a firearm, before forcibly removing approximately $150 dollars and fleeing in an unknown direction.
The victim sustained a laceration to the head and was removed by EMS to St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.
Incident #2: It was reported to police that on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at approximately 1925 hours, in front of 1460 Bronx River Avenue, an unidentified individual approached the 24-year-old male victim and displayed a firearm, before forcibly removing an e-bike and set of keys. The individual then fled on the e-bike towards 174th Street.
No injuries were reported.
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 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.