ATTEMPTED ROBBERY – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying the suspect wanted for an attempted robbery.
At 11:15 a.m. on Dec. 5, the victim, a 66-year-old female, was in the driveway of her home in Fresh Meadows, emptying items from her car, when the suspect, armed with a gun, approached her and demanded her valuables. The victim began to scream and the suspect struck her in the head with his gun. The suspect fled the scene empty-handed.
The victim was removed to New York Hospital Queens with lacerations to her head.
The suspect is described as a 20-25-year-old Hispanic male, 5-foot-11, weighing approximately 180 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black skull cap and a black jacket.