WANTED: Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying an individual depicted in the attached photo wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 73rd Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at approximately 10:20 a.m. a male individual was in the process of removing store merchandise without paying. When two store employees attempted to stop and question the individual, the suspect did display what appeared to be a can of mace and pointed it in the direction of the employees and then fled the location with the merchandise. None of the employees were injured during the commission of this robbery.

 The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Black, in his twenties, 5’8″ with short black hair and medium clear complexion.

 Last seen wearing a:

  •  Black hooded sweat shirt, with white drawstring.

 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.

 All calls are strictly confidential.