The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying three (3) males, seen in the attached surveillance video clip and photographs, who are wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery pattern, that occurred within the confines of the 40th, 43rd, and 48th Precincts in the Bronx on Monday, August 31, 2020.
Details are as follows:
Incident #1 – It was reported to police that at approximately 1212 hours on the northbound 6-Train at Westchester Avenue and Saint Lawrence Avenue a 20-year-old male was approached by two (2) individuals, one of whom brandished a box cutter, and the other showed the butt of a firearm. They assaulted the male and removed his cell phone and wallet before fleeing on foot.
Incident #2 – It was reported to police that at approximately 1850 hours on the southbound 5 Train at Boston Road and Tremont Avenue an 18-year-old male was approached by two (2) individuals, one of whom brandished a firearm, while the other brandished a knife. They took the male’s cell phone and debit card before fleeing on foot.
Incident #3 – It was reported to police that at approximately 2030 hours opposite of 249 East 149 Street a 20-year-old male was approached by three (3) individuals. One brandished a firearm, while the other two assaulted the victim and removed his cell phone, $2.00 from his pocket, and his sneakers. The males then fled the location on foot.
Incident #4 – It was reported to police that at approximately 2040 hours opposite of 297 East 148 Street a 27-year-old male was approached by three (3) individuals. They brandished a firearm, and assaulted the male. The males then fled on foot with the victim’s cell phone and Airpods.
Incident #5 – It was reported to police that at approximately 2125 hours at 710 E. 138th Street a 32-year-old male cab driver had picked up three (3) individuals when one brandished a firearm and told the driver to stop the car. The males then fled the scene with the vehicle and the driver’s personal property.
The three individuals are described as males, Black, 25-30 yearsofage, approximately 5’8″-5’10” tall, and weighing 180-200 lbs.
Surveillance video clip and 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.