WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photos in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 47 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Friday, April 7,2017 at 5:00 p.m. the individuals requested an Uber pick-up at the intersection of Seymour Avenue and Boston Road. Upon arrival the 36-year old male cab driver engaged in a verbal dispute with the individuals. One of the individuals opened the front passenger side door and removed the victim’s cellphone from the center console. The victim exited his vehicle to retrieve his cellphone and was approached by the second individual who menaced the victim with a baseball bat. Both individuals fled the location on foot towards Seymour Avenue. There were no reported delays during the incident.

  •  Individual 1: male, black, approximately 15-20 years of age, last seen wearing a black hoodie, black pants, dark green coat and black sneakers.
  •  Individual 2: male, black, approximately 15-20 years of age, last seen wearing a gray hoodie, gray sweatpants and black sneakers.

 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.