OZONE PARK – The New York Police Department was seeking the public’s help in identifying and finding a suspect wanted for questioning in connection to three robberies within the transit system.
According to police, a black male between 20 and 25 years old boarded a Queens-bound A train around 7:25 a.m. within the 106th Precinct on Aug. 1, when he approached a 21-year-old man and allegedly displayed a firearm and demanded property. Police said the victim complied with the 5-foot-10 to 6-foot suspect before he exited the train at the 80th Street station, fleeing in an unknown direction with the victim’s property.
The second incident, police said, occurred Aug. 15 around 10:27 a.m. on the Brooklyn-bound “A” train when the suspect approached a 27-year-old woman, allegedly displayed a handgun and demanded property. The victim complied and the suspect left the train at 80th Street fleeing in an unknown direction.
Police said the third incident occurred Aug. 19 around 8:17 a.m. on the Queens-bound A train, when the suspect approached a 19-year-old woman at gunpoint and allegedly demanded her property. Police said the victim complied and the suspect exited the train at the Sheperd Avenue station fleeing in an unknown direction.