NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to track down a suspect who they say is wanted in connection with a violent robbery in the Bronx.
It happened last Tuesday afternoon on Southern Boulevard.
Police said the suspect walked up to an 18-year-old and started arguing with him before the dispute escalated into a physical altercation.
That’s when police said the suspect punched the victim several times in the face and head and then took off with his jacket and headphones, worth about $500.
The victim was not seriously hurt.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.