The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual in the attached photo and video in regards to a robbery that occurred at the Mobile Mart store located at 2090 Bronxdale Avenue within the confines of the 49 Precinct. The details are as follows:
It was reported to the police that on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 1130 hours the unidentified male did agree to sell the 26-year-old, male victim an iPhone for $180.00. Upon exchanging the money for the phone the victim realized the phone was fake and attempted to retrieve the money when the male displayed a knife and fled the location.
The male is described as Hispanic between 20-30 years old, 220 Lbs., 5’11”, wearing gray sweat pants, gray t-shirt and multi-color 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.