Crook robs elderly man after knocking him to the ground in Ozone Park: NYPD

Police are searching for this individual in connection to a Ozone Park robbery. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

The NYPD is searching for the crook who knocked down an 84-year-old man from behind before snatching his wallet in Ozone Park, according to authorities.

Police say that, on Friday, Sept. 9, at approximately 9:30 a.m., an unidentified man approached the senior from behind near 88th Street and 102nd Road, within the confines of the 102nd Precinct, and knocked him down to the ground. The crook then stole the victim’s wallet and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The victim sustained minor injuries, according to NYPD.

Police say the suspect has orange/blonde hair.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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 crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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