Cops need the public’s help in finding the armed bandit who recently held up a man in Ozone Park.
On Sept. 5, police released video footage of the perpetrator wanted for the Aug. 25 stickup that occurred at 8:15 p.m. in the area of 80th Street and Glenmore Avenue.
Law enforcement sources said the suspect approached the 23-year-old male victim, displayed a firearm and demanded his property. The crook proceeded to steal $50 in cash from the victim, then fled in an unknown direction.
The incident was later reported to the 106th Precinct; the victim was not injured.
Police described the suspect as a black man between 25 and 35 years of age, standing 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds. On the video, he is seen wearing a light-colored t-shirt and shorts.
Anyone with information regarding the robber’s whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA), visit the Crime Stoppers website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.