WANTED: Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Bronx)

2142-16 BXCAS Endangering 7-25-16 sketchThe New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached sketch in connection to an endangering the welfare of a child incident that occurred within the confines of the 46 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Monday July 25, 2016, at approximately¬†2:30 p.m. inside of a residence in the vicinity of 175 Street and Walton Avenue, the suspect followed the 12 year-old female victim into an elevator and threatened to harm her if she didn’t follow him off the elevator and into a stairway. The victim refused and ran off the elevator; she banged on the door to an apartment and yelled for help. The suspect fled the location in an unknown direction.

  • ¬†The individual is described as a male black, 20 years old, slim build; last seen wearing a dark colored shirt and dark colored pants.

¬†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.