Police seek robber in Ridgewood

By Gabriel Rom

RIDGEWOOD—Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a man in his mid thirties in connection with a robbery in Ridgewood.

On Jan. 10 at around 9:45, the suspect approached a 70-year-old female victim in the vicinity of Centre Street and Cypress Avenue, police said. The suspect proceeded to punch the victim in the chest and removed her purse from her shoulder, police said.

The suspect was a black male, 30 to 35 years old, beetween 140lbs to 150lbs and around 5’8”.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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