The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo and video in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 61 Precinct. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 3:05 p.m. opposite 1708 East 8 Street, an unknown individual approached a 42-year-old female victim and stated, “Give me your money! Give me your purse or I’ll hurt you!”The individual proceeded to forcibly remove the victim’s purse, which contained $150 dollars, before he fled southbound on 8 Street. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.
The individual is described as:
- An adult Hispanic male, with short straight black hair and tattoos on his right arm and chest.
- Last seen wearing gray shorts, a black shirt and white sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this robbery 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 kept confidential.