Two Wanted For Robbing, Hitting Man With Baseball Bat In Bronx

Published on February 14, 2017, 4:55 pm
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Police are trying to find two men who they said assaulted and robbed another man in Bronx.

It happened around 2:15 a.m. last Wednesday in the area of East 194th Street and Westchester Avenue.

Police said the suspects grabbed a 30-year-old man from behind, hit him in the head with a baseball bat and then stole his cellphone and $170 in cash.

The victim was taken to Jacobi Hospital.

Police have released surveillance video of one of the suspects. They describe them both as white men between the ages of 20 and 25, approximately 5’4″ to 5’8″ tall and weighing 140 pounds to 180 pounds.

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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