WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying the following individual wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery within the confines of the 44th Precinct.  The circumstances are as follows:

On Saturday, February 27, 2016 at approximately 1:18 a.m. hours, an individual approached the 18-year-old male victim inside 1225 Webster Avenue(Webster Gourmet) and displayed a firearm.  The individual demanded property and proceeded to remove two cellphones, a watch, and approximately $450 in cash from the victim.  The individual also discharged one round towards the victim as he fled northbound on Webster Avenue. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

The individual is described as follows:

  • Male, Black, 23-25 years old, approximately 5’10”, approximately 200lbs.  He was last seen wearing a black coat, a blue hoodie with white strings, gray sweatpants, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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