The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified male, seen in the attached surveillance photograph and video clip, who is sought in connection with a robbery, which occurred within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at approximately 1605 hours, at a Bank of America, located at 1500 Westchester Avenue, an unidentified male entered, approached a 50-year-old male customer, who was attempting to make a deposit, and demanded money.
The unidentified male then displayed a taser and tased the 50-year-old male victim on the arm multiple times and forcibly removed $20 dollars from the victim before fleeing on foot westbound on Westchester Avenue.
The victim sustained pain and bruising to the arm and was removed by EMS to Montefiore Medical Center for treatment.
A surveillance video clip and a photograph 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.