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These four individuals are being sought for interviews by NYPD cops in the 40th Precinct in connection with an incident on Thursday, January 3.
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40th Precinct

Monday, December 17 at 7:45 p.m. — Cops got a report of a robbery that occurred at the corner of Brook Avenue and East 149th Street and are seeking the public’s help in identifying an individual sought for an interview. A 16-year-old man, the victim, was walking on Bergen Avenue when an unknown individual began walking next to him. This individual brandished a knife and forcibly took the victim’s iPhone 6S off of his person, along with headphones, before fleeing the scene in an undetermined direction.

The unidentified individual is described as a black man with a dark complexion who is about 20-years-old. He was last seen wearing a gray sheepskin jacket, black pants, white sneakers with blue laces and a black-hooded sweatshirt. Video of this individual was obtained from a business located on Bergen Avenue.

Thursday, January 3 at 4:00 a.m. — The NYPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying four individuals they want to interview in connection with an assault that occurred at the corner of Cypress Avenue and East 138th Street. The victim, a 28-year-old man, was walking to a nearby subway station when he was approached by four unidentified men who proceeded to assault him. The victim was punched and kicked before the four individuals fled on foot on Cypress Avenue towards East 137th Street. Pictures of the individuals are included.

44th Precinct

Friday, January 4 at 8:00 a.m. — Police got a report of a grand larceny that took place inside of BronxCare Health System at 1650 Grand Concourse. An unknown person, a male black who is about 5’6” and 200 pounds, entered a training room and took the wallet and checkbook of the victim, a 54-year-old woman who is an employee.

The wallet contained four credit cards and parking garage key card. Several purchases were made at local grocery and sneaker stores nearby with the stolen credit cards. The individual sought was seen wearing a gray sweat shirt, black pants, white and black sneakers and a black hat.

Thursday, January 15 at 7:22 a.m. — Cops responded to a 911 call concerning an unconscious man inside of Railroad Park near East 161st Street and Courtlandt Avenue. After arriving at the scene, police found a 61-year-old unresponsive man with no apparent trauma. Emergency Medical Service responded and pronounced the man dead on the scene. The medical examiner’s office will determine the cause of death. Police are engaged in an ongoing investigation.

47th Precinct

Monday, December 31 at 9:40 p.m.– Police got a report of a shooting near 907 E. 221st Street. An individual fired several shots into the parked vehicle of a 26-year-old man who was one of the shooting’s victims. Both the 26-year-old man and a 34-year-old passenger were hit by bullets. The 26-year-old sustained a gunshot wound to his buttocks and the 34-year-old man was shot several times in his legs. The individual fled the scene on foot on East 221st Street. Both victims were treated and then released from local hospitals. The individual who fired the shots is described as a man with a black and green umbrella. He was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, a black jacket and white sneakers.

Cops in the 44th Precinct are seeking to interview this individual in connection with an incident on Friday, January 4.
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