ATTEMPTED ROBBERY —
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual who is wanted in connection with an attempted robbery at a McDonald’s in East Elmhurst.
Around 2:20 a.m. on March 19, an individual approached a 16-year-old boy in front of a McDonald’s restaurant, located at 88-05 Astoria Blvd., and punched him in the face. The suspect then tried to remove property from the victim’s pocket before fleeing. The victim sustained minor injuries.
The suspect is described as a black man between the ages of 25 and 27 years. He is approximately five-feet-eight-inches and has a dark complexion, brown eyes and black braided hair. The suspect was last seen wearing a grey hoodie, blue jeans and brown boots.