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Thieves snatch more than $5,000 worth of jewelry from woman in Queensboro Hill

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Police are seeking two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Queensboro Hill. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

Police are searching for the duo who flashed a gun and snatched more than $5,000 worth of jewelry from a 51-year-old woman during an armed robbery in Queensboro Hill on Aug. 16.

Authorities say that just after 9 p.m. on Aug. 16, the victim had arranged to meet the two suspects to sell jewelry on Pople Avenue, within the confines of the 109th Precinct in Flushing. The meet turned violent when one of the suspects flashed a firearm and forcibly removed jewelry valued at over $5,000 dollars before fleeing westbound on Pople Avenue on foot.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

Police on Wednesday night, Aug. 17, released surveillance photos of the suspects.

Police are seeking this woman in connection with an armed robbery in Queensboro Hill. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)
Police are seeking this man in connection with an armed robbery in Queensboro Hill. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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