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Police search for Jackson Heights robbery suspect

Police are searching for this man supected of robbery.
Photo Courtesy NYPD
By Gina Martinez

JACKSON HEIGHTS — Police were on the lookout for a man suspected of robbery in Jackson Heights.

According to police, on March 6 at 3:31 a.m., a 49-year-old man was approached from behind by the suspect near Junction Boulevard and 34th Road. Police said the suspect placed the victim in a chokehold until the victim became unconscious. The suspect took the victim’s wallet, watch and jewelry and departed in an unknown direction. Police said the victim suffered a laceration to the back of his head and refused medical attention on the scene.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic male, between 25 and 30 years old, 5-foot-9 inches tall, medium build and was last seen wearing sweat pants, a blue jacket, and white sneakers.

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