Suspect in Kew Gardens robbery wanted: Police

By Gabriel Rom

KEW GARDENS — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a July robbery in Kew Gardens.

On Sunday, July 26, at around 4:30 pm, the suspect removed a wallet, jeans and belt belonging to a 38-year-old male from the men’s locker room at a 24 Hour Fitness club located at 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, police said.

Thirty minutes later, the suspect used the victim’s credit card to purchase $55 worth of food at a KeyFood Supermarket located at 108-27 Queens Blvd., police added.

The suspect is described as a white male who was last seen wearing a black cap, glasses, a white T-shirt, dark jeans and a black watch on his left wrist.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

More from Around New York