The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified male, who is seen in the attached surveillance photographs and is sought in connection with an assault, which took place within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 1126 hours on the corner of River Avenue and E. 161 Street, the victim, a 65-year-old male, was approached by an unidentified male who punched him in the face, causing him to fall to the ground.

The unidentified male fled on foot.

The victim, who suffered a fractured jawbone, was transported by EMS to Lincoln Hospital.

The unidentified male is Black. He was wearing a dark shirt with a collar, black pants and sneakers.

Surveillance photographs of the suspect are attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (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.


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