The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the male in the attached surveillance video wanted for questioning in connection to an assault in the confines of the 47th Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 0540 hours, inside of 4201 Webster Avenue (Deli), an 82-year-old male victim was involved in a verbal dispute with an unidentified male which escalated into a physical altercation. The victim was punched in the face causing him to fall and hit his head on the ground. The male fled the location in a white Dodge van with New Jersey plates in unknown direction.

EMS responded and transported the victim to Montefiore North Hospital with a broken jaw and brain swelling.

The person wanted for questioning is described as a male, Hispanic, 45-50 years old, last seen wearing gray hooded shirt and dark pants.

A video 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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