The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video and photographs in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 48 Precinct. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Friday January 20, 2017, at approximately 5:50 p.m. in front of 2452 Washington Avenue, the three individuals approached the two 16 year-old male victims. One of the individuals placed a handgun to one of the victim’s head while a second individual placed a knife to the second victim’s stomach. The third individual stood by as a lookout. The individuals demanded money and then removed a cell phone from one of the victims’ pockets. The three individuals fled the location in an unknown direction.
- The first individual is a male, black, 18 to 23 years old, 5’9″ to 5’11”; last seen wearing a red hooded sweater and a black jacket with patches.
- The second individual is male, black, 18 to 23 years old, 5’9″ to 5’11”;; last seen wearing a dark colored baseball cap, a blue and white jacket, blue jeans and black sneakers.
- The third individual is male, black, 18 to 23 years old, 5’9″ to 5’11”; last seen wearing a purple hooded sweater with cartoon graphics, a yellow jacket and light blue jeans.
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.