On Friday, September 03, 2021, at approximately 2232 hours, a group approached the 46th Precinct Station House in the Bronx in order to protest a police involved shooting, that occurred on Sunday, August 29, 2021.
While protesting, the group began to push barricades into police officers protecting the precinct as well as throwing eggs at a marked police van.
An individual with the group then proceeded to douse the van—which was occupied—with gasoline.
The investigation to identify the individual pouring the gasoline is underway and he could face state and / or federal charges for his actions.
Surveillance video clips 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 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.