The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual, wanted for questioning in connection to an assault within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

The following has been reported to police.

On Saturday, January 02, 2021, at approximately 2217 hours, in front of 48 E. 167th Street, a 69-year-old male victim was approached by an unidentified male.

The unidentified male punched the victim in the face with a closed fist, unprovoked.

The unidentified male then fled eastbound on E. 167th Street on foot.

EMS evaluated the 69-year-old male victim for pain and bruising to the face, but he refused further medical attention.

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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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