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 knifepoint robbery that occurred within the confines of the 46 Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Monday, April 15, 2019 at approximately 1715 hours, in front of 2271 Morris Avenue, a 19-year-old victim was approached by an unidentified male who displayed a knife and demanded the victim’s property. The victim refused and the male stabbed him several times in the torso causing lacerations and pain. The male removed the victim’s headphones and fled in an unknown direction. EMS responded and transported the victim to Saint Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.
The person wanted for questioning is described as a male Hispanic, late teens to early twenties; last seen wearing a blue cap, blue jacket and dark pants.
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.