The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male, depicted in the attached surveillance photograph, who is wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted robbery that occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in Bronx.

The following was reported to the police.

On Thursday, February 06, 2020, in front of 415 E. 138th Street, at approximately 2250 hours, a 46-year-old male victim was attempting to enter the location when he was approached from behind by an unidentified male. The male displayed a firearm and demanded the victim’s money. The victim was able to open the door and enter the location and the male fled in unknown direction.

The victim was not injured during the incident and no property was removed.

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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