WANTED: Robbery (Queens)

 

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 108th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Monday, September 19, 2016 at approximately 12:45 a.m. a 72 year old male was followed by two unknown males.  While the victim was walking in front of 1637 East 92nd Street the two males grabbed the victim and struck him with a blunt object.  The individuals then grabbed the victim’s bag and removed $15 before fleeing.  The victim was transported to Kings County Hospital with minor injuries.

  •  The individuals are described as two male blacks with hoodies.  A video is attached and available at DCPI.

 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. All calls are strictly confidential.

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