The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect wanted for robbery in Astoria.
On Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 4:20 p.m., inside a construction site, located at 41-11 24th St., the victim, a 39-year-old male construction foreman had a dispute with two male suspects who are former workers at the site. The suspects demanded payment for hours previously worked and beat with metal pipes. The suspects removed the victim’s Samsung Galaxy cellphone valued at $360 and fled the location. The victim suffered lacerations, bruising and bleeding to his leg, hand, arm and back. He was transported by EMS to Cornell Hospital, where he was treated and released. One of the suspects returned to the site on Dec. 3 and was arrested and charged in regards to the incident.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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.