Bridgeport Police ask for help identifying man who robbed 11-year-old

This robbery occurred within 2 minutes of the young victim being dropped off by the school bus
This robbery occurred within 2 minutes of the young victim being dropped off by the school bus(Bridgeport Police Department)
Published: Oct. 1, 2022 at 4:46 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 1, 2022 at 6:11 PM EDT
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WFSB) - Bridgeport Police are asking for help identifying a man who robbed an 11-year-old on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the robbery occurred within 2 minutes of the child being dropped off by the school bus along East Main Street.

Initially, Bridgeport Police received a call from a resident about a possible attempted kidnapping of their child in the area of Pearl St/ East Main.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5′2″ with black hair.

He was last seen on foot by the victims’ parent headed southbound on East Main Street from Pearl Street.

The child was not harmed in this incident but the parent reported that child’s phone was taken by the suspect.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this party is asked to immediately contact the case officer, Detective Stavros Mirtsopoulos, at (203) 581-5256 or utilize the Bridgeport Police Department Tips line at (203) 576-TIPS.

This robbery occurred within 2 minutes of the young victim being dropped off by the school bus
This robbery occurred within 2 minutes of the young victim being dropped off by the school bus(Bridgeport Police Department)
This robbery occurred within 2 minutes of the young victim being dropped off by the school bus
This robbery occurred within 2 minutes of the young victim being dropped off by the school bus(Bridgeport Police Department)