WANTED: Robbery (Bronx)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to a commercial robbery that occurred within the confines of the 43 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 5:25pm, an unknown individual entered the Little Caesars Pizza located at 1888 Westchester Avenue, walked up to the counter and demanded money from the 16-year-old female employee. The individual displayed what appeared to be a weapon from under his shirt and grabbed the employee by her shirt, demanding that she open the cash register draw and give him the money. The employee complied and handed approximately $200 cash to the individual, who then pulled the employee to a second cash register and demanded that she open that one as well. When the employee could not open the second register the individual let go of her shirt and fled the location in an unknown location. The employee was not injured.

The individual is described as a male black, approximately 6’0″ tall, 220 pounds, with a beard and mustache, last seen wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, a blue hat, black 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.