WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

1175-16 43 Pct Robbery

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the two males depicted in the attached photos in regards to a robbery within the 43 Precinct.  Details are as follows.

It was reported to the police that on April 22, 2016 at 1:50 a.m. two males were riding inside of a livery vehicle when one of the males punched the 73 year-old male driver several times on his head and placed him in a choke hold while demanding money.  Male# 1 also stated that he had a firearm but none was displayed.  The second male removed an undetermined amount of money from the center console before both individuals fled the scene at Obrien Avenue and White Plains Road.  The victim was removed to Jacobi Hospital where he was treated and released.

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.