The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following male individual, wanted for questioning in connection to an assault, which took place within the confines of the 47th Precinct in the Bronx.

The following has been reported to police.

On Wednesday, September 09, 2020, at approximately 0700 hours, in front of 4141 Laconia Avenue, a 72-year-old male victim got into a verbal dispute with an unknown male, which escalated into a physical confrontation. The male individual then began to punch the victim about the head and body, causing him to fall to the ground.

The individual then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The victim suffered pain and bruising.

EMS responded and transported the victim to Montefiore hospital in stable condition.

The individual wanted for questioning in this incident is described as a male, Black, 20-30 years in age.

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 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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