WANTED: Robbery Pattern (Bronx)

 

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individual in the attached video and photograph, who is wanted in connection to several robberies that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct. Details are as follows:

Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Friday February 26, 2016, at approximately 4:50 p.m. in front of 575 Castle Hill Avenue in the Bronx, the suspect approached the 16 year-old male victim, told him he had a gun and then demanded his cell phone and headphones or he would shoot him. The victim complied with the suspect’s demands and gave him his property. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction.

Incident #2: It was reported to police that on Sunday February 28, 2016, at approximately 1:55 p.m. in the vicinity of Olsmstead Avenue and Seward Avenue in the Bronx, the suspect approached the 18 year-old male victim, told him he had a gun and demanded his cell phone. The victim gave the suspect his cell phone. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction.

Incident #3: It was reported to police that on Tuesday March 1, 2016, at approximately 5:20 p.m. in the vicinity of Powell Avenue and Havemeyer Avenue in the Bronx, the suspect approached the 14 year-old male victim, told him he had a gun and then demanded his cell phone or he would kill him. The victim complied with the suspect’s demand and gave over his cell phone.

Incident #4: It was reported to police that on Tuesday March 1, 2016, at approximately 6:15 p.m. in the vicinity of Randall Avenue and White Plains Road in the Bronx, the suspect approached the 17 year-old male victim while on a bicycle, told him he had a gun and then demanded his cell phone. The suspect told the victim to remove the cell phone’s PIN before he fled in an unknown direction.

The individual is described as:

  • Male black, 5’6″, 180 lbs, with a goatee, who usually wears a light blue or dark colored hooded sweater, sweatpants and rides a dark colored mountain bicycle.

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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