WANTED: Robbery (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 115 Precinct. Details are as follows:



It was reported to police that on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at approximately 11:40 p.m. two unidentified individuals approached a 41-year-old male victim in front of 81-03 Roosevelt Avenue, where they punched him in face and forcibly removed his cell phone and $80, then fled. The male victim suffered injuries to his face and elbows and was removed to Elmhurst Hospital where he was treated and released.

 The individuals described as follows:

  • Individual#1.  Male Hispanic, 5′.6″to 5′.8″, 210to 230lbs, with tattoos on his arms and was wearing a gray t-shirt, and jeans.
  •  Individual#2.  Male Hispanic, 5′.8″, 170 to 190lbs, and was wearing a dark color t-shirt and shorts.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  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.