The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the two individuals depicted in the attached video and photo in connection to a endangering the welfare of a child / reckless endangerment incident that occurred within the confines of the 46 Precinct in Bronx.

Pedro Hernandez, 19, & An Accomplice, Sought For Endangering The Welfare Of A Child & Reckless Endangerment

Details are as follows.

On Saturday, May 25, 2019 at approximately 0015 hours, on the corner of East 175 Street and Walton Avenue, two individuals approached a minivan occupied by two 20-year-old female victims along with a 13-year-old female victim and a 12-year-old female victim.

Individual #1 punched the passenger side rear view mirror of the victim’s vehicle causing it to break off. Individual #2 then threw a glass bottle at the front passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle causing it to break. The individuals fled the location in an unknown direction. There were no injuries reported.

The individuals are described as follows:

Individual #1: male, Hispanic, late teens to early twenties, approximately 5’8″, heavyset; he was last seen wearing a black du-rag, gray t-shirt, blue jeans, and black sneakers.

Individual #2 has been identified as:

Pedro Hernandez, 19
pictured above

Surveillance video clip of the suspects and a photograph of one 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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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