The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the male, depicted in the attached surveillance photograph and video clip, who is wanted in connection to a robbery, which occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
On Monday, June 14, 2021, at approximately 2345 hours, inside of a bodega, located at 461 Willis Avenue, a 43-year-old male store employee was approached by an unidentified male. The unidentified male proceeded to grab the victim by the neck, threw him to the ground, punched the victim multiple times in the head and forcibly removed the victim’s cellphone, before fleeing in an unknown direction.
The victim refused medical attention.
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.