The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs, who is wanted in connection to a robbery and an assault, which occurred within the confines of the 26th Precinct in Manhattan.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Friday, February 11, 2022, at 1027 hours, an unknown male individual entered 2864 Broadway (Duane Reade) and removed items from a freezer.

As he began to place them in his bag, he was approached by a 21-year-old female victim, a store employee, who asked him to place the items back, where he removed them from. The individual proceeded to strike the victim in the face with a closed fist, before grabbing her hair and throwing her to the ground.

The individual exited the store fleeing eastbound on Broadway.

There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

The individual is described as an adult male, innis 40s, approximately 6’00 tall, weighing 200 lbs.

He was last seen wearing a red jacket, blue jeans and red boots.

Surveillance photographs of the suspect 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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.