Police are looking for a man who robbed the same Flushing spa at knifepoint twice in two months.
During the first incident, which occurred on Wednesday, March 1 at approximately 10:45 p.m., the suspect entered the Sun Beauty Spa, located at 41-20 College Point Blvd., and approached a 32-year-old female employee, police said. The man then displayed a knife and demanded money. The employee complied and handed over approximately $500 in cash. The suspect then fled the location in an unknown direction.
On Saturday, April 8 at approximately 5:25 p.m., the suspect entered the same spa, displayed a knife and demanded money from the employee. The worker complied and handed over approximately $1,000 in cash to the suspect, who then fled the location.
There were no reported injuries during both incidents, which were reported to the 109th Precinct.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 40 years old with a dark complexion. He is bald and was last seen wearing a navy blue hooded coat. Video footage of the man can be seen below.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-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.