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Photo: Google Maps + NYPD
Photo: Google Maps + NYPD

Police are looking for a man who robbed a woman in Sunnyside after threatening her with a knife.

At approximately 9:45 a.m. on May 8, the suspect approached a 42-year-old woman walking at the intersection of 52 Street and Queens Boulevard. According to officials, he flashed his knife and took her purse, which contained an iPhone and $140 in cash.

The suspect is described as a black male between 18-and 25-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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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