The New York Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo wanted for questioning in connections to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 48 Precinct.
The details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at approximately 05:00 p.m., an unidentified individual entered 2377 Arthur Avenue, C & S Value Store, and removed merchandise before walking out of the location without paying for it. As a 44-year-old male employee approached to question the individual, the unidentified individual displayed a knife and threatened the employee. The individual fled in an unknown direction. There are no reported injuries as result of this incident.
The individual is described as a male Hispanic, light complexion, approximately 30-year-old, 5’10”, blond hair and a slim build. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, red hooded sweatshirt, multi-colored jogging pants, white shoes, and black glasses.
A photo 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 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.