The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached photo in regard to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 52 Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 1727 hours at corner of East Kingsbridge Road & Jerome Avenue, an unknown individual approached a 55-year-old female street vendor who was selling necklaces. The individual forcibly remove 10 necklaces worth $200.00 from her table and attempted to flee, the victim confronted the individual at which time the individual punched the victim in the face and fled in an unknown direction.
The victim sustained minor injuries but refused medical attention.
The individual is described as a male, Black, 16 to 18-years-old, light complexion, 130 lbs., thin build, approximately 5’5″ tall. He was last seen wearing a du-rag, white undershirt, black sweatpants and black 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 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), followed by entering TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.