SOUTH OZONE PARK – Police were asking for the public’s assistance in finding an individual wanted in connection with a robbery within the confines of the 106th precinct.
On Monday, the suspect entered a CVS Pharmacy on 157-05 Cross Bay Blvd. and attempted to take ice cream from the store before fleeing, the NYPD said. A 62 year-old male employee then tried to stop and apprehend the suspect from leaving with the ice cream, but was slashed in the process by the suspect with an unknown object. EMS transported the victim to an area hospital where he was treated for two lacerations to his forehead.
The suspect is described as follows: Male, black, approximately 6 feet, about 200 pounds with black hair. He was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt.