The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the two (2) male individuals, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs, who are wanted in connection to a robbery and a hate crime, that occurred within the confines of the 46th Precincts in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at 1442 hours, at the intersection of Davison Avenue and W. Burnside Avenue, a 49-year-old male victim was walking down the street, when he was approached by two (2) unknown male individuals, who punched the victim about the body and demanded his property.

The individuals forcibly removed the victim’s jewelry and cell phone and fled the location to parts unknown.

The two individuals used bias language during the course of the incident (anti-gay).

The victim suffered pain and bruising but refused medical attention at the scene.

The victim’s property had an estimated value of $1,500 dollars.

No injuries were reported in this incident.

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.

The individuals being sought are described as both male, 20-30 years in age, both last seen wearing masks and all dark clothing.

Surveillance photographs of the suspects are attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.