Monday, Friday, February 25 at 3 a.m. — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of two unidentified men sought for questioning in connection with a robbery at an IRT #6 subway station. The incident took place at the Whitlock Avenue station. The victim, a 53-year-old man, was walking through a connector between the southbound and northbound platforms when he was approached from behind by two unidentified men and an unidentified woman who, acting in concert, punched the victim and took his wallet. Inside the wallet was an iPhone 8 and a debit card. The unidentified males and female fled the station. They are described as two Hispanic males and one Hispanic female in their teens. The victim suffered pain and swelling to his face, however, he refused medical attention. Later, the two unidentified male teens used the victim’s debit card to make an unauthorized purchase at a McDonald’s at 724 E. 241st Street. The two unidentified male suspects are shown below.
Monday, February 11 at 2:45 p.m. — The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in connection to a forcible touching incident. A 13-year-old female was travelling aboard the Bx21 bus near Southern Boulevard and East 174th Street when an unknown man placed his hand on her buttocks and inner thigh. The victim immediately instructed the individual to stop and the male exited the bus at East Tremont Avenue and East 177th Street. The victim refused medical attention. The individual is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 25-years-old, 5’9” tall, stocky build, brown eyes, brown hair, a beard and a medium complexion. He last seen wearing a hooded dark colored Champion sweatshirt and he was carrying a cardboard box. Surveillance video and photos were obtained from Bx 21 bus (see photo).
Tuesday, February 5 at 4 a.m.– The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two males wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery. Two men with a gun approached the 35-year-old male victim in the vicinity of Westchester Avenue and Wheeler Avenue and demanded his property. The two men took the victim’s iPhone X and $300 before fleeing in unknown direction. One of the individuals is described as a man who is Hispanic and has a light-complexion. Another is described as a Hispanic man with a dark complexion. Both are approximately 20-years-old. The NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner for Public Information’s office provided photos of the suspects.
Thursday, March 14 at 1 p.m.– The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying males wanted for questioning in connection to an assault at a Party City store located at 815 Hutchinson River Parkway. A male approached a 24-year-old man, the victim, and slashed him in the head, face and arm with an unknown sharp object. Three other males stood nearby as lookouts during the assault. Afterwards, all four fled the location on foot in an unknown direction. The victim suffered significant lacerations and was taken to Jacobi Medical Center in serious but stable condition.
The person seen in a surveillance video slashing the victim is described as a male black. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater with neon green writing on the front and a neon green skull on the back, blue jeans and dark colored sneakers. Photos of the individuals who were lookouts are also available (see photos).
Wednesday, February 13 at 11:45 a.m.– Police are asking the public’s assistance identifying a male wanted for questioning in regard to a forcible touching incident that occurred aboard a northbound IRT #4 train, which is within the NYPD’s Transit District 11. A 30-year-old female victim was sitting in a seat aboard a train at the Mount Eden and East 176th Street station when an unidentified male sat down next to her and grabbed the victim’s thigh and buttocks several times. The male exited the train at the Burnside Avenue and fled in unknown direction. The victim was not injured during this incident.
The person wanted for questioning is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 20 to 30 years of age, 5’10” and 230 pounds. This person was last seen wearing a black jacket, black skull cap, black headphones and gray sweatpants (see photo of the individual taken from a nearby bus’ security cameras in the vicinity of the incident).
Anyone with information in regard to any of these incidents 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.nypdc