WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

 

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance ascertaining the whereabouts of two individuals wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 52nd Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at approximately 9:20 a.m. in the vicinity of Valentine Avenue and East 194th Street, two individuals punched a 40-year-old victim and forcibly removed the victim’s service dog before fleeing northbound on Valentine Avenue towards east 196th street. The victim suffered minor injuries and refused medical attention at the scene.

 Individual #1:

  • Cohen, Brian
  • A male White, 5’5″ tall and 180lbs, last seen wearing grey hooded sweatshirt and dark pants, dark shoes.

 Individual #2:

  • A male Black, 5’5″ tall and 180lbs, last seen wearing grey hooded sweatshirt and dark pants, dark shoes.

 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.