The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video and photographs wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 23rd Precinct. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Monday August 7, 2017, at approximately 3:45 a.m. inside of 232 East 106th Street (106 Candy and Convenience), a male and female acted as lookouts while two unidentified males walked around the store’s counter and approached the 18 year-old male employee. One of the males displayed a handgun and demanded money. The employee complied and the individuals fled eastbound on East 106th Street with $200, an Ipad and a box of cigars. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.
- The first individual is a male, Black, 20-25 years old, with sunglasses; last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, dark colored pants and black sneakers.
- The second individual is a male, Black, 20-25 years old; last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, an orange hooded sweater and dark colored pants.
- The third individual is a female, Black, 20-25 years old, with sunglasses; last seen wearing a blue NY Yankees baseball cap, a black blazer and dark colored pants.
- The fourth individual is a male, Black, 20-25 years old; last seen wearing a plaid multi-colored long sleeved shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.
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.