6 Sought in Attack, ID Theft in Bronx

Gang Pistol Whipped West Farms Man 

Used His Credit Cards 

By Dan Gesslein

BRONX– The NYPD is looking for six individuals in connection with an attack and ID theft near the Bronx Zoo. 

The attack took place at around 10 pm on November 29 inside the Lambert Houses. As the 23-year-old man was exiting the elevator on the 5th floor of 2114 Bryant Avenue, the group struck. 

Police say four men attacked the victim, striking him in the head with a firearm. The muggers stole the victim’s wallet, jacket/vest, and a credit card. 

Members of the NYPD say less than an hour and a half later two women used the victim’s credit card at two different locations. They made off with $27 worth of merchandise.

The Lambert Houses is around the corner from the Bronx Zoo. 

Cops released surveillance video of the suspects. 

Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are confidential. 

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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