The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the male depicted in the attached photo in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 2225 hours, a 46 year old male victim entered the Payomatic located at 3578 Jerome Avenue, observed a male individual waiting inside the location, proceed to cash a check for $200 and exited the location. The same male individual approached the victim from behind and put him into a chokehold. The individual removed cash from the victim and fled in a vehicle.
The victim did not sustain any injuries as a result of this incident.
The male individual is described as a male Hispanic, in his 20’s, last seen wearing a white t-shirt.
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) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.