Help Identify An Attempted Robbery Suspect

Published on April 09, 2019, 12:22 pm
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the male seen in the attached photo and video wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted robbery within the confines of the 41st Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 1740 hours, inside of 1007 E. 163rd Street (bodega), an unidentified male entered the location and demanded money from the

39-year-old store employee. When the employee refused, the male went behind the counter, displayed a knife and punched the victim several times about the head and body. The male fled the location with no proceeds. The victim suffered minor bruising and refused medical attention at the scene.

The person wanted for questioning is described as a male, black, 20-30 years old; last seen wearing all dark clothing.

A photo 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 Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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