The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the two unidentified males, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip, who are sought in connection with an assault, which occurred within the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at 1415 hours, at the intersection of Westchester Avenue and E. 163rd Street, the victim, an on-duty MTA bus operator, who was operating a BX6 express bus, was approached by Unidentified Male #1, who obstructed the roadway and then approached the driver-side window of the bus.
Unidentified Male #1 punched the victim and spit in his face. Unidentified Male #2 forced open the front doors of the bus, both unidentified males boarded the bus, verbally harassed the victim and then fled on foot.
The victim suffered pain to his left arm, shoulder and neck.
A surveillance video clip of the suspects 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.