WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

 

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals, one of whom is depicted in the attached video in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 41 Precinct. The details are as follows:

It was reported to the police that on September 9, 2016 at 8:40 p.m. the victim, a 25 year-old male, was walking in the vicinity of Fox Street and Avenue of Saint John when 2 individual approached him brandishing a firearm.  They demanded his property and the victim attempted to flee.  The male with the gun fired at the victim which struck him in the thigh before pistol whipping him.  The male depicted in the video then removed the victim’s iPhone6 and $300 before fleeing the scene. 

The individual in the video is described as:

  •  Black male who is 5’11 and 200 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, grey shorts and white sneakers.

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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