The Murderer Of A Teenage Girl Sought

Published on June 11, 2018, 4:55 pm
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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 regarding the aforementioned homicide that occurred within the confines of the 48 Precinct in Bronx.

Details follow:

On Saturday, June 2, 2018 at approximately 08:15 p.m. at the corner of East 181 Street and Vyse Avenue the unknown individual did fire numerous shots into a group a people, striking the 17-year-old female victim.

The individual is described a male Hispanic, approximately 15-18-years-old, with a light complexion, long hair in a ponytail, last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and black shorts.

Victim has been identified as:

Vlana Roberts
17-year-old female
2094 Boston Road
Bronx, NY 10460

Image frame from the surveillance video obtained from the incident location 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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