ROBBERY – The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance locating the following suspect wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred in Astoria.
On July 6, the victim, a 25 year-old female, was heading to a bank to deposit money. As she was walking in the vicinity of 28-56 Steinway St., the suspect snatched the bag containing store proceeds and began to flee the location. A co-worker, who was with the victim, chased after the suspect and was able to retrieve the money. The suspect escaped and fled the location empty handed.
Anyone with information in regards to any of these incidents 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.