Help Locate Suspect In Bronx Grand Larceny

Published on November 20, 2014, 10:41 am
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The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating and identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a grad larceny that took place in Bronx.

At 3:20 p.m. on Thursday, October 16, 2014, a man followed a 60-year-old woman along the street near East 182nd Street and Valentine Avenue. He approached her from behind, grabbed her shoulder, removed her pocketbook and snatched her smartphone, according to police.

The suspect then fled northbound on the Grand Concourse. He was accompanied by a female who has been called a person of interest in the incident.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, wearing a black jacket with red sleeves with the letter ‘A’ on it.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

All calls are strictly confidential.


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