The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified male who is seen in the attached photos and is sought in connection with a robbery within the confines of the 46th Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 0523 hours at a McDonald’s located at 1745 University Avenue an unidentified male entered through an unlocked door. Restaurant employees advised the unidentified male that the location was closed for business and a dispute ensued. The dispute escalated when the unidentified male struck Victim #1, a 20-year-old female employee with a deep fryer basket and punched Victim #2, a 21-year-old female employee, in her face. The unidentified male removed a set of keys and fled on foot south on University Avenue towards West 176 Street.
Victim #1, who suffered bruising, swelling and pain to her hands, was transported by EMS to Bronx Lebanon Hospital in stable condition. Victim #2 refused medical attention.
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.