WANTED: Robbery (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video and photos wanted for questioning in connection to a commercial robbery that occurred within the confines of the 107th Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at 5:40 p.m. inside of 169-09 Hillside Avenue (Metro PCS), an unidentified male entered the location, displayed a black handgun and demanded cell phones. The 26-year-old male sale person complied and gave the male two Apple I-phones   before he fled in unknown direction. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.

 The individual is described as a:

  • Male Black, approximately 5’9″, 180lbs, with a mustache.
  • Last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

 Anyone with information in regards to this robbery 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.