Police searching for man wanted for multiple thefts in the Bronx

The man wanted for multiple thefts in the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.
Courtesy NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a man who is wanted for multiple thefts in the Bronx.

According to police reports, on Aug. 5, at 12:10 p.m., a 74-year-old man was standing on the southbound platform of the “6” line at the Longwood Avenue subway station, when a man stolen his cellphone and fled the scene.

Then four hours later the suspect struck again when he attempted to grab a 44-year-old woman’s purse as she was exiting the BX19 bus in the vicinity of Timpson Place and Austin Place.

The individual is described as a male, approximately 30-40 years old, with a dark complexion, medium build, bald and last seen wearing a gray long sleeve shirt, jeans, dark sneakers and eyeglasses.

Anyone with information regarding this pattern 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 https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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