The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photos in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 45 Precinct / Transit District #12 in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 1100 hours, inside the Westchester Square train station located at Ferris Place and Westchester Square, police responded to a 911 call of a male assaulted.
Upon arrival, responding officers discovered a 15-year-old male with multiple stab wounds to his back and a 15-year-old male with multiple stab wounds to his buttocks. Police were informed by the victims they were standing on the Manhattan ‘6’ train southbound platform when a group of unknown individuals surrounded them and asked them if they “had a problem”. A verbal dispute ensued which escalated and led to the victim’s being punched, kicked and stabbed before the individuals fled on foot to parts unknown.
There was no property taken during the course of this incident.
EMS responded to the scene and transported both victims to NYC Health and Hospitals / Jacobi, where they are listed in stable condition.
The individuals are described as follows.
Individual #1: male, Hispanic, 18 to 23-years-old, weighing 300 Lbs., large build, approximately 6’0″ tall, medium complexion, brown eyes, goatee and curly black hair. He was last seen wearing black sweatpants, a black hooded sweatshirt with a NASA logo on the front, and black sneakers.
Individual #2: male, Hispanic, 18 to 23-years-old with a small build. He was last seen wearing a red jacket, white hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.
Individual #3: male, Hispanic, 18 to 23-years-old with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, white hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and multi-colored sneakers.
Individual #4: male, Hispanic, 18 to 23-years-old with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a grey jacket, maroon hooded sweatshirt and camouflage pants.
Individual #5: male, Hispanic, 18 to 23-years-old with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket.
Surveillance 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.