WANTED: Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo who is wanted for questioning in connection to robbery that occurred within the confines of the 94th Precinct. The details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at approximately 10:27 p.m. a 63-year-old female victim was entering her residence, in the vicinity of Morgan Avenue and Sutton Street, when an unidentified individual approached her in the lobby and punched her in the face with a close fist causing her to fall on the floor. The individual then removed the victim’s purse containing approximately $40 and her cellphone before fleeing on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where she was treated and released.

 The individual is described as:

  •  A male Black.

Last seen wearing:

  •  A black hooded jacket, dark sweat pants and gray, white and black sneakers.

 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.