The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached photograph wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery pattern that occurred within the confines of the 68th and 62nd Precincts. Details are as follows:
Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Monday, March 27, 2017 at approximately 8:20 p.m. in front of 1342 67th Street (68th Pct), a 27-year-old male victim was approached by two unidentified individuals who displayed a knife and demanded the victim’s cell phone. A struggle ensued between the victim and the individuals, as a result the victim suffered a minor injury to his hand. The unidentified individuals took the victim’s keys, and fled to parts unknown.
Incident #2: Monday, March 27, 2017 at approximately 8:45 p.m. in front of 1568 62nd Street (62nd Pct), an 18-year-old male victim was approached by two unidentified individuals who demanded the victim’s cell phone, assaulted the victim, removed his cell phone and departed to parts unknown. The victim suffered minor injuries and refused medical attention on the scene.
The unidentified individuals are described as follows:
- Individual#1: Male Black, approximately 20 years of age, 6′, 180lbs, wearing a black jacket, and gray jeans.
- Individual#2: Male Black, approximately 20 years of age, 5’6″, 150lbs, wearing a black/gray jacket and 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.