Suspect who used Taser gun on robbery victim in Bronx caught on camera, NYPD says

SOUNDVIEW, Bronx (WABC) -- A search is underway for the man who used a Taser gun on a customer at a Bank of America branch in the Bronx.

Surveillance video shows the suspect in the vicinity following the incident on Westchester Avenue in Soundview.

Police say the man walked up to the victim, who was trying to make a deposit, and demanded money.

The suspect then Tasered the 50-year-old victim in the arm, grabbed $20, and fled.

Police are asking for the public's help tracking down the suspect.

Call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit tips by visiting the CrimeStoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or by messaging on Twitter @NYPDTips.

RELATED | 2 NYPD officers shot in stairwell of Brooklyn apartment; suspect in custody
EMBED More News Videos

CeFaan Kim says newly released bodycam footage shows the moment officers were shot at by a gunman in a Brooklyn apartment Sunday night.



----------
* More Bronx news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
* Follow us on YouTube
Submit a News Tip
Copyright © 2021 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.