The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the unknown male seen in the attached surveillance photo and video in connection with a robbery within the confines of the 52nd Precinct. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 10:15 a.m. inside an apartment building in the vicinity of Hull Avenue and East 209th Street, an unknown male forced the victim, an 84-year-old female, into her apartment. Once inside, the unknown male forced the victim into a seated position, choked her and demanded money. The unknown male searched the apartment and later fled with $335. The victim suffered bruising to her neck and hip pain. She refused medical attention.
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.