The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the three individuals depicted in the attached surveillance video and photos in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 0530 hours in the vicinity of East 151 Street and Courtland Avenue, a 24-year-old male victim was walking to his apartment building when three unidentified individuals approached him from behind, pushed him to the ground and began punching and kicking him about the body. One individual displayed a knife as another individual forcibly removed the victim’s wallet containing $300 cash, before fleeing northbound on Courtland Avenue. The victim sustained bruising and swelling to his face but refused medical attention.
The unknown individuals are described as follows:
Individual #1: male, Hispanic, light complexion with a heavy build. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, a blue t-shirt with a yellow Nike symbol displayed on the front, blue and black sweatpants, blue sneakers and a gray du-rag.
Individual #2: male, black, dark complexion with close cut dark hair. He was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with white pictures displayed on the front, a white t-shirt, black sweatpants with a white stripe and grey sneakers.
Individual #3: male, Hispanic, light complexion, thin build, long dark hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a gray long sleeve shirt, dark jeans and black sneakers.
Surveillance photographs of the suspects are 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.