Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Photo: NYPD
Photo: NYPD

One man is wanted for robbing an unsuspecting elderly woman in Jackson Heights, according to police.

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying and tracking down the man pictured, who is wanted for grand larceny.

 

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 11:45 a.m., police said, the suspect approached the 84-year-old female victim from behind a location on 80th Street. The suspect then snatched the victim’s handbag and fled southbound on 80th Street.

Among the items in the bag were a cellphone, a MetroCard and approximately $200 in cash.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 25 years old, standing 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds; he was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket, camouflage pants and white 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
Queens residents will march to Senator Peralta’s office on Saturday to demand money for public schools
Queens residents will march to Senator Peralta’s office on Saturday to demand money for public schools
Long Island man beats two transgender women outside of Jackson Heights McDonald’s
Long Island man beats two transgender women outside of Jackson Heights McDonald’s
Popular Stories
Photos by Suzanne Monteverdi/QNS
PHOTOS: 'The Crown Room' is the newest hot spot on Bayside's Bell Boulevard
Photo via Shutterstock
Cops investigate deadly shooting of a man near the Ridgewood/Bushwick border
Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Matthew Straubmuller
Paul Simon will play an intimate concert in LIC to support local arts nonprofit


Skip to toolbar
Web Analytics