WANTED: Attempted Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regards to an attempted robbery that occurred within the confines of the 25 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:20 a.m. the victim, a 15-year-old male was inside the East 125 Street and Lexington Avenue subway station on the platform, when he was punched in the face by the individual. The individual attempted to take the victim’s cellphone, the victim was able to put his cellphone in pants pocket and flee the location. The individual fled the location and the victim was taken to Harlem Hospital and treated for his injuries.

The individual is a:

  • Male, Black approximately 18-years of age, 5’3″, 145 lbs.,  dark complexion.
  • Last seen wearing black Adidas jogging pants, black sneakers, dark hat, blue and yellow hoody with a green back pack.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS 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 texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.