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One suspect in Ozone Park robbery still at large: Police

By Sadef Ali Kully

OZONE PARK — One of two suspects, who allegedly robbed and assaulted an elderly man at gunpoint last month in Ozone Park, remains at large, according to police officials.

On Jan. 31, two suspects, one allegedly armed with a gun, approached the 69-year-old male victim opposite 103-39 98 St. and demanded his money. The suspects then punched the victim in the face and removed an undetermined amount of money from his pocket and fled the scene, police said.

Police responded, conducted an investigation and caught 26-year old Robert Beharry from Richmond Hill opposite 103-35 97th Street. The victim refused medical attention on scene, according to police officials.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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