The city’s Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual who is wanted in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 107 Precinct.
A woman was attacked and robbed near her front porch in Fresh Meadows on Feb. 15, police said.
The NYPD reported that the 50-year-old victim was approached by a man near her porch on 181st Street and Union Turnpike. The suspect walked up to the woman and asked her for the time. He then grabbed her purse and slammed her against her car before taking off with her purse.
The police responded at 5:55 p.m. The victim told officers that her purse was stolen along with seven credit cards, $800 in cash and an iPhone 8. She then told police that the perpetrator left the scene in a silver Ford Fusion, and that someone else was behind the wheel.
She described the attacker as a five-foot-10-inch to six-foot man who she believed was 25 to 35 years old.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.