The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached surveillance photo wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx.

Help Identify A Robbery Suspect

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Friday, June 14, 2019 at approximately 1410 hours, an unidentified individual entered 327 East 149 Street (Boost Mobile cell phone store), approached a 25-year-old female employee, displayed a firearm and demanded cash. The individual removed approximately $2,300 from the cash register and fled the location in an unknown direction.

The person wanted for questioning is described as a male, Hispanic, 35-40 years of old, approximately 5’7″, 160 lbs. and a beard. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with the word “Hershey’s” written across the chest, black sweat pants and white sneakers.

A surveillance photograph 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 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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