The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to an attempted robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in the vicinity West Farms Road and E. 173rd Street, at approximately 0430 hours, a 45-year old male victim was sleeping in his vehicle when an unknown male individual approached, opened the driver’s side vehicle door, hit the victim in the hand with a hard object and demanded his property. The victim refused and resisted which caused the individual to flee to parts unknown. No property was removed and the victim suffered pain and bruising.

EMS responded but the victim refused medical attention at the scene.

The individual being sought is described as a male, Black, 20-30 years in age.

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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