Man with assault rifle wanted in the Bronx

The NYPD wants to find the man who was carrying a high-capacity assault rifle while walking along a street in the Bronx.

The incident occurred on Jan. 14 at about 3:30 p.m. in front of 3560 Webster Avenue in the Norwood section of the borough. The man walked towards East Gun Hill Road while carrying the weapon, according to cops.

Police say the man caused fear and alarm to people who were in the area.

There were no reports of injuries.

The man is described by police as having a medium complexion, medium build, approximately six feet tall. He was last seen wearing a red hooded jacket, red sneakers, and blue jeans.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

Police say that all calls are strictly confidential.