The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached video wanted for questioning in connection to an assault on an MTA employee that occurred within the confines of the 44th Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
On Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at approximately 1505 hours, opposite 1 East 161st Street, the 54-year-old male became involved in a verbal dispute with an unidentified male while on the Bx6 bus. The dispute escalated at which time the male proceeded to throw an unknown substance in the victim’s face before fleeing southbound on River Avenue on a bike.
The victim was removed to St. Barnabas Hospital for minor irritation to eyes and mouth.
A surveillance video clip 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 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.