Friday, May 11, 2012

WANTED: iPhone Muggers on Kosciuszko (79th Precinct)

Detectives from the 79 Pct are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the suspect depicted in the following video. The circumstances are as follows:
On Wednesday 04/09/12 at approximately 0005 hrs the victim (F/W/26) was entering a residence at Kosciuszko Street and was approached by a female that asked her the time. When the victim took out her iPhone to look at the time a male suspect approached the victim from behind and placed her in a choke hold. The suspect then demanded her property (phone and purse) and then fled the scene E/B on Kosciuszko Street toward Nostrand Avenue.

Suspect #1
M/B/30's 6FT 0IN 180 Pounds

Suspect #2
F/B/30's 5FT 3IN 170 Pounds

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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