WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

 

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photographs in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 83 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday December 26, 2017, at approximately 1:34 p.m. inside of 1492 Myrtle Avenue (Kevin Wireless), the individual approached the 16 year-old male employee, displayed a handgun and demanded money. When the employee told the individual there was no money in the store the individual demanded cell phones. The employee complied and gave the individual 4 cell phones. The individual fled the store westbound on Myrtle Avenue.

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Hispanic, in his 30s, with a black backpack; last seen wearing a black and gray knit cap, a black hooded coat, blue jeans 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.