NYPD searching for group who assaulted, robbed a 67-year-old man in Far Rockaway

Three of the approximately 11 individuals sought by NYPD for an assault and robbery within the confines of the 101st Precinct. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

The NYPD are looking for a group of approximately 11 individuals who allegedly robbed a 67-year-old man the Beach 25 Street A train station at Rockaway Freeway and Beach 25th Street on Saturday, Feb. 11.

At approximately 9 p.m., the victim was exiting the station when he was approached by a group of unknown individuals, according to police. One of them struck the victim in the head with a blunt object, while the others stole his property consisting of his cellphone and wallet containing $400 and ID.

According to police, the group then fled on foot. EMS responded and transported the man to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital at South Shore in stable condition. He needed five stitches for the laceration on his head.

Some of the individuals sought for the robbery and assault at the Beach 25 Street train station within the 101st Precinct. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

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. All calls are strictly confidential.