109th Pct.: Attempted Robbery & Robbery

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY
The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an individual wanted in connection to an attempted robbery.

At approximately 2:10 p.m. on Aug. 6, a 65-year-old female was on the corner of 130th Street and 109th Avenue when she was pushed from behind by the suspect as he was attempting to grab her purse, causing her to fall to the ground and hit her head on the sidewalk. The suspect fled before removing any property. The victim sustained swelling and bruising to her head and was removed to an area hospital for treatment.

The suspect is described as a male, approximately 5 feet, 5 inches with brown eyes and short black hair. He was last seen wearing white sneakers and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-tips, visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637(CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls are confidential.

ROBBERY
The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying three male suspects wanted in connection to a robbery.

At approximately 4:10 a.m. on Aug. 3, a 60-year-old male, a livery cab driver, picked up the three suspects at a taxi stand located at 86-29 102nd St., and drove them to the opposite of 107-70 101st St.

Upon arrival, the suspects held the victim and struck him several times in the head and face with a black firearm while demanding money. The suspects then removed the victim’s iPhone 4S, Verizon 4G tablet computer and his wallet, which contained $250 in cash and a debit card. The victim suffered  lacerations to the left eye and swelling to the right side of his face as a result of the attack.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-tips, visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637(CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls are confidential.