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 and photograph in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 106 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday October 12, 2017, at approximately 10:30 a.m. in the vicinity of 106-02 Rockaway Boulevard, the individual pulled the 53 year-old male victim’s chain off his neck and punched him in the face when he tried to take it back. The individual then fled eastbound on Rockaway Boulevard. The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

  •  The individual is described as a male black with a goatee; last seen wearing a light colored hooded sweater and jeans.

 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.