The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following two males wanted for questioning in connection to an assault within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in Bronx / PSA 7.
The following has been reported to police.
On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at approximately 1816 hours, the males approached the 30-year-old male inside the lobby of his apartment building inside the Melrose Houses in the vicinity of East 153rd Street and Courtland Avenue. The males proceeded to push the victim into an elevator where they displayed a hand tool and another cutting instrument. While inside the elevator, the victim was stabbed in the torso and slashed in the face. EMS responded and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment. The males fled the location in unknown direction.
The individuals are described as follows:
Ahoto 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.