The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip in connection to an attempted robbery, which occurred, in transit,  within the confines of the 52nd Precinct / Transit District 11 in the Bronx.

The details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Saturday, July 04, 2020, at approximately 1510 hours, a 16-year-old male victim and a 18-year-old male victim were standing in the mezzanine at the Jerome Avenue and East Kingsbridge Road 4 line subway station, when they were approached by two unidentified individuals.

After words were exchanged, one of the male individuals brandished a knife and demanded one of the victim’s cellphone, while the second male individual demanded the other victim’s cellphone.

Both victims refused to hand over their property and the individuals then fled on foot to parts unknown.

There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

Individual 1 is described as a dark-skinned male, approximately in his 20’s, 5’10” tall, weighing 140 lbs.; with black hair and last wearing a white t-shirt, black shorts, black socks, black sneakers with purple laces and a surgical blue face mask.

Individual 2 is described as a dark-skinned male, approximately in his 20’s, 5’10” tall, weighing 140 lbs; with black hair and last seen wearing a white t-shirt, black and red shorts, white socks, multi-color sneakers, dark hat and a white face mask.

Surveillance video clip and photographs of the suspects 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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