Robbery Suspect Sought

Published on May 15, 2018, 6:05 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached image in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 07:40 a.m., in front of 1209 Wheeler Avenue, the 49-year-old male victim got into a verbal dispute with an unknown individual. The individual then physically assaulted the victim, forcibly removing his wallet, which contained a credit card. The individual fled the location to parts unknown. The victim sustained minor injuries to his face and was removed to St. Barnabus Hospital for treatment.

The individual is described as a male, black, approximately 40-years-old, 5’7″ tall, 185 lbs, with a dark complexion, last seen wearing a black baseball hat, a red plaid shirt and black jeans.

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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