The city’s Police Department is searching for two men who attempted to rob a man at knifepoint while he sat in his car on a Ridgewood street.
Police released the photos on Jan. 4 of the would-be thieves, who tried rob a 38-year-old man on Dec. 22 at 2:30 p.m. while he sat in his car in front of 1722 George Street.
According to the NYPD, the two unidentified individuals approached the driver’s side and attempted to remove the victim’s property at knifepoint, but were unsuccessful.
The deflated duo then fled the location on foot, sans the property of their intended victim. The man in the car had a small cut on his finger, but refused medical attention on site.
One of the robbers was described a Hispanic man with a heavy build who last seen wearing a dark jacket, winter hat, light-colored jeans and black boots.
The second robber was a Hispanic man with a heavy build who last seen wearing a black bubble jacket with a hood, black winter hat, light- colored jeans and black boots.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanis
h 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.