Armed suspect followed victim into building: NYPD – QNS.com

Armed suspect followed victim into building: NYPD

A screenshot from the video surveillance of the armed suspect wanted in connection with robbery inside a Sunnyside apartment building.
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By Sadef Ali Kully

SUNNYSIDE — Police were looking for an armed robbery suspect who allegedly followed a young woman into her apartment building near 47th Avenue and 39th Place Nov. 21.

A 25-year-old woman was followed by a man who pulled out a firearm and demanded her purse, police said.

Police said the victim was not injured but the suspect took the purse, which had $60 and a bank card, from the victim and fled on foot.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic male wearing a dark-gray hooded sweatshirt over a light-color shirt, dark-color pants and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips at the Crime Stoppers website WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or text tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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