Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an individual wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred in Long Island City on Sept. 21.
Around 10 p.m., a 31-year-old taxi driver picked up a passenger in front of 38-40 Crescent St. and drove him to 37th Street and 34th Avenue in Long Island City. The unidentified individual displayed a knife, demanded money and removed $50 from the victim.
The suspect then fled in an unknown direction. No injuries were sustained during the robbery. The suspect is described as a five-foot-nine-inch Middle Eastern man who weighs approximately 140 pounds and is believed to be 40 to 45 years of age.