NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a suspect wanted in a robbery in the Tremont section of the Bronx.
According to police, the 16-year-old suspect was walking down the street at the intersection of Southern Boulevard and E. 175th Street around 10 p.m. on Saturday night when six men approached.
One of the suspects then told the victim to empty his pockets. The victim complied and the suspect took the teen’s cell phone and fled.
The suspect has been identified by police as a 19-year-old black man, about 5’9″ and 150 pounds.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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