The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photograph, who is wanted in connection to a robbery, which occurred within the confines of 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

On Saturday, June 26, 2021, at approximately 2040 hours, the individual entered a commercial establishment, located at 1605 Westchester Avenue, and asked an employee to see an Apple iPhone.

Upon being shown the cellphone, the individual attempted to forcibly remove the phone from the employee’s hand, starting a struggle. The individual forcibly removed the item and fled from the location in an unknown direction.

There were no injuries incurred as a result of the incident.

A surveillance photograph 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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