WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following male in connection to a robbery and assault within the confines of the 42 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Friday, March 10, 2017 at approximately 11:30 a.m. the individual engaged in a dispute with the 23 year-old female inside an apartment on Franklin Avenue. The individual proceeded to put a knife to the victim’s throat, remove her Galaxy cellphone, and punch her in her face multiple times. The victim refused medical attention. The individual is identified as follows:

  • Owens, Deshawn
  • Male, black, 23 years-old, approximately 5’11”, approximately 180lbs, brown eyes, black hair.
  • Last seen wearing blue sneakers, a white Du-rag, a white shirt.
  • The individual also has a tattoo of a music note on his arm.

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.