Man threatens to shoot teen, steals his cell phone

Suspect in cell phone robbery
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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The NYPD is searching for a suspect who threatend to shoot a teen if he didn’t give up his cell phone and password.

The incident happened on Oct. 27 at about 5 p.m. on the corner of Westcheter Ave. and Castle Hill Ave. in the Bronx.

A man approached a 15-year-old victim and threatened to shoot him if he did not give away his cell phone and reveal his password.

The victim complied and the suspect fled.

Anyone with information in regard to the identities of the males is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).