The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the male depicted in the attached surveillance photo and wanted for questioning in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct / Transit District 12 in Bronx.

The following was reported to the police.

On Monday, December 23, 2019, at approximately 1240 hours, on the subway platform at the Elder Avenue subway station, a 33 year-old female was walking with her 8-year-old son when an unknown individual attempted to hit him. She then stepped between her son and the individual and was struck with a closed fist to the right side of her face. The male fled out of the subway station in an unknown direction.

The victim did refuse medical attention.

The individual is described as follows:

  • male, Black, slim build with a close cut hair cut, between 35-45 years old;
  • last seen wearing dark blue jeans, gray hoodie, black bubble jacket and white and black sneakers.

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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