SOUTH OZONE PARK — Police were searching for a man accused of tugging off a 23-year-old’s sneakers and wallet and running away from the South Ozone Park block, the NYPD said.
The Police Department said the suspect approached the 23-year-old victim near Lincoln and 135th streets at 6:15 p.m. July 29, pulled off his shoes, swiped his wallet and fled.
The victim was not injured, according to police.
The NYPD released an image of the suspect allegedly using a debit card taken during the heist.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.