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Inset photo via NYPD/Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Jim Henderson
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Police are looking for a man who tried to rob someone at knifepoint on a train platform last month.

Police are looking for a man who attempted to rob a woman standing on a 7 train platform in Corona last month.

On May 25 at 1:13 p.m., the suspect approached a 44-year-old woman on the Corona Plaza station at 103rd Street and Roosevelt Avenue where he displayed a knife and demanded her property.

She refused to give him her items and the suspect fled northbound on the 7 train, police said.

He is described as a black or Hispanic male, approximately 19 to 21 years old, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 150 pounds and with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a multicolored T-shirt, multicolored jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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