The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached photos and wanted for questioning in connection for an assault that occurred within the 41st Precinct in Bronx.

The following was reported to the police.

On Monday, December 23, 2019, at approximately 0920 hours, a 54-year-old male was working inside of a deli located at 976 Prospect Avenue, when he was confronted by an unidentified male who threw a glass bottle, striking the victim in the face. The male fled in an unknown direction.

The victim sustained multiple lacerations to the face and was removed to NYC Health & Hospitals / Lincoln for medical treatment.

Surveillance photographs of the suspect are 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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