The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the males in the attached photographs and wanted in connection to a robbery pattern that occurred within the confines of 47th Precinct in Bronx.
The following was reported to the police.
Incident 1: On Sunday, December 22, 2019, at approximately 0015 hours, in front of 721 E. 224th Street, a 55-year-old victim was walking home from the train station when he was approached by three unidentified males. One of the males proceeded to simulate a firearm, while the others punched and kicked the him to the ground. The males removed the victim’s cell phone and fled in unknown direction. The victim suffered a laceration to the forehead and was removed to Montefiore Medical Center in stable condition.
Incident 2: On Saturday, December 28, 2019, at approximately 0530 hours, in front of 3670 White Plains Road, a 56-year-old male was outside the location calling a taxi when the males punched and kicked him multiple times. The males fled in unknown direction with his cell phone. The victim was removed to Montefiore Medical Center in stable condition, with a laceration to the back of the head.
Incident 3: On Monday, January 6, 2020, at just past midnight, in front of 627 E. 222nd Street, a 31-year-old male was walking to work when the males, while displaying a firearm, demanded the victim’s property. The victim complied and the males fled in unknown direction with a cell phone and $100. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.
Incident 4: On Sunday, January 19, 2020, at 2340 hours, inside of 627 E. 222nd Street (grocery / bodega), a 39-year-old male employee working inside the location when the three males entered and displayed a firearm. The employee was tied up with a cable and left behind the counter. The males fled the location in unknown direction with the victim’s wallet, $850 from the register and cigarettes.
Surveillance photogrpahs 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.