The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual depicted in the attached surveillance photograph in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at approximately 0440 hours, in front of the “M & S Bargain Hunters” store, located at 56 E. Mount Eden Avenue, a 43-year-old male victim inadvertently bumped into an unknown individual. The two engaged in a verbal dispute, which escalated into a physical encounter. The individual displayed a knife and stabbed the victim multiple times about the body, before fleeing eastbound, on foot, towards the Grand Concourse.
The victim walked to BronxCare Health System, where he has since been treated and released.
The individual is described as an adult male, medium complexion, approximately 5’10” tall, large build, with dark curly hair.
He was last seen wearing a black three-quarter length winter jacket with a fur hood, a white shirt with red and black lettering on the front, blue jeans and white 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 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.