Police seek suspects behind mugging in Jamaica

Police are looking for two men who were caught on camera approaching a mugging victim on Hillside Avenue. (Photos courtesy of NYPD)

Police from the 107th Precinct are looking for two men who allegedly mugged a 42-year-old man in Jamaica earlier this month.

According to the NYPD, the victim was walking in front of 146-01 Hillside Ave. on Monday, Sept. 6 when the two suspects approached him from behind, knocked him to the ground and forcibly removed his wallet, taking approximately$200, and other property from his pockets before running off.

The NYPD released surveillance of the two men as they walked alongside their victim.

One suspect was wearing a white T-shirt, red Adidas sweatpants, a red baseball cap on backwards and red sneakers and a blue mask. The second suspect was wearing a white T-shirt with Bronx N72 across the chest, a gray knit cap, gray sweatpants and white and black sneakers.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects 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 nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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