The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photo in regard to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 52 Precinct in Bronx.
The details are as follows.
It was reported to the police that on January 23, 2019 at approximately 1725 hours the unidentified individual approached the 11-year-old male victim inside of a residential building, in the vicinity of East Gun Hill Road and Dekalb Avenue, where he engaged him in a conversation. The male lured the victim to a different floor and exposed his genitals to him.
The individual is described as a Hispanic male who is approximately 5’5″-5’7″ with glasses.
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.
*** UPDATE ***
Pursuant to an active investigation the following individual was arrested on January 24, 2019 at 1520 hours:
Jose Prado, 29
781 E. 135 Street
Bronx, NY 10454