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The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this individual as part of an investigation into a robbery in the 40th Precinct on Wednesday, March 13.
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40th Precinct

Wednesday, March 13 at 11:50 a.m. — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man wanted for questioning in connection to a forcible touching incident. An 19-year-old female victim was walking inside a residential building in the vicinity of East 149th Street and Courtlandt Ave, when an unidentified male grabbed her buttocks. The male fled in an unknown direction. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident. The person wanted for questioning is described as a male black; last seen wearing dark clothing and a backpack.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity this male 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 CrimeStoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

42nd Precinct

Saturday, February 16 at 11:30 a.m. — The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in a still from a surveillance video in connection to a grand larceny complaint. On the corner of East 169th Street and Intervale Avenue, aboard the Bx35 bus, an unidentified individual approached a 20-year-old female victim and forcibly removed headphones from her head before exiting the bus through the rear door. The individual fled in an unknown direction. The individual is described as a male Black, late teens to early twenties, approximately 5’10” tall, and weighing about 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a fur-lined winter coat, a black hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and black sneakers. Anyone with information in regard to this grand larceny 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 CrimeStoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

43rd Precinct

Wednesday, March 13 at 3:05 p.m. — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery. The robbery occurred, according to a complaint report, near Homer Street and Pugsley Avenue. An unidentified male simulating a firearm approached a 18-year-old victim. The male punched and kicked the 18-year-old victim and removed his white Yeezy sneakers, iPhone 7, necklace and wallet containing $300. The victim was not seriously injured and refused medical attention at the scene. The person wanted for questioning is described as a male black, 5’7”, stocky build, in his teens; last seen wearing a blue jacket and gray sweatpants. Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male 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 Crimestoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com , on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

52nd Precinct

Thursday, March 21 at 12:27 p.m.– Police responded to a 911 call of a male in the water, in the vicinity Harlem River and the University Heights Bridge. NYPD’s Harbor unit responded and recovered the unconscious and unresponsive unidentified male from the water. EMS responded to the location and pronounced the individual deceased on scene. The New York City Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation remains ongoing.

Cops in the 43rd Precinct are looking to interview this individual in connection to a robbery on Wednesday, March 13.
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