Man accused of punching woman in the face, stealing phone

A man punched a woman in the face, threatened her with a knife and stole her cellphone in the Bronx, police say.

A man punched a woman in the face, threatened her with a knife and stole her cellphone in the Bronx, police say. (12/6/16)

THE BRONX - A man punched a woman in the face, threatened her with a knife and stole her cellphone in the Bronx, police say.

The incident happened on Dec. 3 around 1:30 p.m. on Arnow Avenue.

Police say Jayson Marcus, 33, punched the woman in the face then pulled out a knife and threatened to cut her.  They say he took her cellphone and ran away.

Anyone with information on Marcus’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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