The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to locate and identify the following individuals in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 47 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Thursday May 23, 2019, at approximately 0120 hours, in the vicinity of Barnes Avenue and Bissel Avenue, the 22-year-old male victim met the female individual to socialize. The female then suggested they walk eastbound on Bissel Avenue. As they neared Ely Avenue the two male individuals approached the victim, one brandishing a handgun, and demanded his property. All three individuals searched the victim and removed his wallet, $40 in cash, and his cell phone before the male with the gun struck him on the head with the weapon. The female fled in an unknown direction and the two males fled eastbound on Bissel Avenue.

The male victim suffered a laceration to his forehead and was removed to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition.

The suspects are described as follows:

  • Rusheka Willis, 17-year-old female, 5’3″, 110 lbs. The individual is known to frequent areas in the vicinity of Fletely Avenue and East 174 Street.
  • The second individual was described as a male, Black, last seen wearing a skull cap and dark colored clothing.
  • The third individual was described as a male, Black, last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater and dark colored pants.

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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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