WANTED: Robbery (Queens)

Robbery RMA

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the two individuals depicted in the photo in regards to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 108 Precinct (Queens). Details are as follows:

On Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 11:15 p.m., at the south east corner of 43rd Avenue and Crescent Street, the victim a 30-year-old female was walking home on Crescent Street when two unknown individuals approached her from behind pushed to the ground and pulled her purse from her shoulder after a brief struggle before fleeing the scene. The two individuals were last seen running Eastbound on Crescent Street, there were no reported injuries as a result of this incident. The two persons of interest are described as the following:

Individual #1:

  • male, black
  • 19-years-old
  • approximately 5’9″ tall
  • weighing 150 lbs.
  • short black hair.
  • He was last seen wearing blue jeans, gray hooded sweat jacket

Individual #2:

  • male, black
  • approximately 6’2″ tall
  • with an Afro
  • He was last seen wearing grey sweatpants and a grey hooded sweat jacket.

Property stolen:

  • A large Michael Kors tan bag
  • I-phone 6
  • personal information

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers 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 by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.