Cops searching for suspect behind Woodhaven robbery

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Police are searching for the crook who robbed a woman in Woodhaven on Sunday.

Authorities said that a 34-year-old woman was inside 98-27 Jamaica Ave. at 10:45 a.m. on Jan. 19 when the suspect removed her purse from her desk. The man said he had a gun and snatched two credit cards from the woman’s purse before fleeing eastbound on Jamaica Avenue toward 101st Street, police said.

No one was injured as a result of the incident.

Police released surveillance video and a photo of the suspect on Jan. 20.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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