Police are continuing to search for five men who viciously attacked and robbed a man and woman walking down a Corona street last month.
On Sept. 24 at 3:30 a.m., the men approached a 30-year-old man and 31-year-old woman walking near 37th Avenue and 98th Street. They then stabbed the man in the back and stole $160 in cash from the woman before fleeing, police said.
The male victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was treated and released.
Each suspect was described as a Hispanic male. The first individual is approximately 5 feet, 8 inches and 145 to 155 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, jeans and a hat.
The second suspect is 5 feet, 10 inches, 150 to 170 pounds and was wearing a white T-shirt and blue hat.
The third suspect is about 5 feet, 7 inches and 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt and blue hat.
The fourth suspect is approximately 5 feet, 8 inches, 150 to 160 pounds and was wearing a blue shirt and blue hat.
The last suspect is approximately 5 feet, 9 inches, 160 to 180 pounds and was wearing dark-colored t-shirt, dark-colored hat and blue 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.