Group of thieves beat man with a stick on a Ridgewood street and rob him: cops

Photo: Twitter/@NYPD104Pct

Police are looking for a group who recently attacked a man for his wallet on a Ridgewood street.

According to authorities, at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 13, a 39-year-old man was walking home on Starr Street near Woodward Avenue when he was approached by a group of unknown individuals. The group proceeded to assault the victim, hitting him multiple times with a stick.

As the suspects beat the victim, law enforcement sources said, one of the suspects took the victim’s wallet, which had $100 in cash and his personal identification. The assailants then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Officers from the 104th Precinct responded to the incident. The victim sustained a laceration to the face during the assault. He was taken to Wyckoff Hospital, where he received treatment for his injuries.

According to information posted on the 104th Precinct’s Twitter page, the suspects are described as three Hispanic males and one Hispanic female between the ages of 16 and 20 years old.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the 104th Precinct Detective Squad at 718-386-2723. All calls are kept confidential.

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