The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached photo wanted for questioning in connection to making terroristic threats within the confines of the 49th Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at approximately 1600 hours, inside 702 Rhinelander Avenue (Mosque), a unidentified male approached the Imam and requested assistance in committing an act of terror against a police precinct. The male was ordered to leave the location at which time he complied leaving in unknown direction.
There were no injuries reported as a result of this confrontation.
A surveillance photograph 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.