The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance identifying a suspect wanted for a robbery in Maspeth.
On Tuesday, June 2, at 6:16 p.m., the suspect, armed with a black firearm, entered a Metro PCS at 66-10 Grand Ave. and demanded money. The victim handed $186 to the suspect and her wristlet. The suspect then fled the location. There were no reported injuries.
The suspect is also wanted for a robbery last month in St. Albans. On Tuesday, May 26 at 6:25 p.m., the suspect, armed with a black firearm, entered Metro PCS located at 126-14 Merrick Blvd., and demanded property. The suspect removed $600 and the victim’s cell phone before fleeing the location. There were no reported injuries.
The suspect is described as a 30-year-old Black male, 5, feet, 8 inches to 6-feet, 1 inch tall and 160-190 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black mask, a gray Arizona Diamondbacks jacket with a logo on the breast area and an image of a snake on the sleeves.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.