WANTED: Assault (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual in the attached photo wanted for questioning in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of 90th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported by police that on Friday, October 6, 2017 at approximately 8:40 p.m. in front of 700 Broadway, a 25-year-old male was carrying a 2-year-old daughter when the individual approached from behind and sprayed unknown substance in the face of both victims. The individual fled on foot, eastbound on Broadway towards Flushing Avenue. Both victims were taken by EMS to Woodhull Hospital where they were treated and released.

Pursuant to the investigation the following individual is wanted for questioning regarding the above incident:


  • Centeno, Jesus
  • 42-year-old male Hispanic
  • 760 Park Avenue
  • Brooklyn, NY 

 This individual is:

  • 5′ 7″ and 160lbs,

Last seen wearing:

  • A black T-shirt and black shorts.

 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.