Suspect wanted in attempted robbery at Jamaica pizzeria

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Police are looking for a man wanted for an attempted robbery at a Little Caesars pizza shop in Jamaica.

On May 13 at about 8:45 p.m. the suspect entered the establishment located at 127-07 Merrick Blvd. and tried to take a 23-year-old victim’s purse but then fled without any property, cops said.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 40s, standing between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches tall, and with a large build. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, lime green t-shirt, and dark pants.

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.