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Suspect Wanted in Mugging of 18-Year-Old Girl in the Bronx

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The NYPD is asking for the public’s help locating a suspect who robbed an 18-year-old female on September 27 at 2 p.m. in the Bronx. The victim was walking northbound on Park Avenue when she was approached from behind by the suspect, who simulated a handgun, forced her to the rear of 1135 Washington Avenue, and took her phone and money.

The suspect, pictured in the police sketch, is described as a light-skinned Hispanic male, 25 to 30 years old, approximately 5’9″ and 150 lbs. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and light blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).