The NYPD released a surveillance photo Tuesday asking for the public’s help in capturing a pizza pie bandit in Far Rockaway.
On May 27, an 18-year-old man was delivering pizza at the RedFern Houses (the rear of 14-74 Beach Channel Dr.) when at approximately 4:50 p.m. a man approached him and grabbed the pizza and $50 out of his hand. The man then fled with three other individuals following him. No injuries were reported.
The man was wearing green shorts and a blue T-shirt with black sneakers.
The others were described as follows:
One man had on a light T-shirt and black shorts. Another male was wearing blue shorts, black sneakers and a white T-shirt. The third potential male accomplice was seen wearing dark pants, a red shirt and dark sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 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 and messages are kept confidential.