The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photograph, who is wanted in connection to an assault (hate crime), which occurred within the confines of the 75th Precinct in Brooklyn.

The following has been reported to police.

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at approximately 1515 hours, the individual approached the 15-year-old transgender female victim in the vicinity of 145 Pennsylvania Avenue.

The individual proceeded to punch the victim while making anti transgender statements.

The victim sustained minor injuries to her face, but refused medical attention.

A surveillance photograph of the suspect is 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), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.