By Gina Martinez
SOUTH OZONE PARK—Police were searching for three individuals suspected of robbery in South Ozone Park.
On Friday, Aug. 5, at 2:25 a.m. on 111th Avenue and 123rd Street, three suspects approached a 61-year-old woman from behind and attempted to snatch her purse, police said. The victim refused and the suspects threw her to the ground, punched her in the face, grabbed her bag and fled in a silver Chrysler Sebring in an unknown direction, according to police. The 61-year-old suffered minor bruising and lacerations, police said.
Police are describing the suspects as three black males, between 5 foot-6 and 6 feet tall.