The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified male individual, seen in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip, who is sought in connection with a robbery, which occurred within the confines of the 52nd Precinct / Transit District 11 in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at 1730 hours, aboard a northbound 4 train, at the 183rd Street subway station, an unknown individual forcibly removed the cell phone from the hands of a 54-year old male, who was on board the train.

The male individual then fled the train, when the doors opened in an unknown direction on foot.

The victim was uninjured during this incident.

The phone had an estimated value of $200.

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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (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.


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