The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the male in the attached video and photos wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
On Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at approximately 2340 hours, an unidentified male entered 351 E. 138th Street (grocery store). Once inside, he went behind the counter and grabbed a metal pole, threatening to strike the 31-year-old male employee. The male proceeded to punch the employee multiple times and removed $20 from the register before fleeing the location. The victim sustained minor injuries and refused medical attention at the scene.
The person wanted for questioning is described as a male, black, approximately 6’2″, 225 lbs., with a dark complexion, heavy build; last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black shoes.
Photos 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.