Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man wanted in connection with a robbery in Long Island City on July 10.
Just after 2:20 p.m., a 72-year-old man was approached from behind by an unidentified individual in front of 37-10 Broadway.
The suspect pushed the man to the ground and then forcibly removed the victim’s wallet before fleeing in an unknown direction.
The victim suffered injuries to his face and knees and was taken to Astoria General Hospital for treatment.
The suspect is described as a six-foot black man who weighs approximately 180 pounds and is believed to be 25 to 30 years old.
He was last seen wearing a white shirt with blue sleeves, tan pants and blue and white sneakers.