Suspect snatches necklace from wheelchair-bound 50-year-old in Flushing: cops

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Police are looking for a suspect who stole from a wheelchair-bound man as he sat on a Flushing street.

The 50-year-old victim was on Franklin Avenue near Bowne Street at about 4:15 p.m. on Monday when the suspect placed his hand on the victim’s shoulder and grabbed a chain from his neck, cops said.

The suspect then fled westbound on Franklin Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.