The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photograph and video clip, who is wanted in connection to a robbery, that occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct / Transit District 12 in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at 1215 hours, inside the New York City subway station, at the north east corner of E.138th Street and 3rd Avenue, a 25-year-old male victim was attempting to exit the subway station, when an unknown individual stood in front of him, blocking his exit. The individual asked the victim if he had any money, and the victim stated he did not. The individual punched the victim in the face causing him to fall to the ground.
The individual then proceeded to forcibly removed the victim’s cell phone and $100 cash before fleeing the subway station.
The victim sustained a laceration and swelling to his face. EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was treated and released.
The suspect is described as a male in his mid-20s, Black, approximately 5’07” tall, with medium length dread locks.
He was last seen wearing a “Champion” sweatshirt, blue jeans, and multi-colored sneakers.
A surveillance video clip and a photograph 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 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.