The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs 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.
It was reported to police that on Sunday, December 26, 2021, at approximately 1510 hours, at a residence, located in the vicinity of E. 149th Street and Morris Avenue, an 85-year-old female victim was approached by an unknown individual, who forcibly removed the victim’s purse, causing her to fall to the ground, sustaining pain to the hip.
The victim was removed by EMS to Lincoln Hospital.
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.