The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a person depicted in the attached sketch who is wanted for questioning in connection to making terroristic threats which occurred within the confines of the 19th Precinct/Transit District 4. The details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at approximately 6:00 p.m. a northbound “6” train was heading northbound from Lexington Avenue and East 86th Street when an unidentified male was observed and heard stating “I have a bomb and am not afraid to die” causing panic and alarm. The individual fled the train in unknown direction. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.
Individual is described as a:
- Male Hispanic who is 25-35 years old, 5’5″- 6’0″.
- Last seen wearing a black coat, blue jeans and a knit hat.
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.