Two young men and a girl broke into a woman’s Fresh Meadows apartment and attempted to rob her at gunpoint, police reported.
The incident took place on Wednesday, June 20, at 8:13 p.m., near 71st Avenue and 162nd Street. The 42-year-old woman was inside her apartment at a residential building when three burglars knocked on the door. As the woman answered the door, the group pulled out a gun and forced their way into her apartment.
Once inside, the individuals tied the victim’s hands behind her back and demanded money. The teenage burglars fled the scene empty-handed.
The first suspect is described as a black female, approximately 17 to 19 years old, standing at 5 feet 7 inches, with a dark complexion and a ponytail, last seen wearing black sneakers, a red T-shirt and a brown bag.
The second person is described as a black male, about 17 to 19 years old, standing at 5 feet 10 inches, weighing 180 pounds, with a dark complexion, last seen wearing a black jacket, black hat and black sneakers, and carrying a black bag.
Police described the third individual as a black male, around 17 to 19 years old, standing at 5 feet 9 inches, 180 pounds, with a dark complexion, last seen wearing a black jacket, red baseball hat and white sneakers.
Below is a video of the crooks, sent by the 107th Precinct in Flushing.
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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.