Police bust scooter bandit in Ridgewood armed robbery
By Anthony MedinaPosted on
The two men shown in the images shared by police are wanted in connection with the robbery of a 24-year-old man at gunpoint in Ridgewood .
Photo courtesy of the 104th Precinct
Police from the 104th Precinct arrested one of two men who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint while on a scooter in Ridgewood last month, according to the NYPD.
Police say the robbery occurred in front of 16-81 Linden St., at approximately 3:18 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, when two men on a scooter approached a 24-year-old victim, displayed a gun and stole his hat, phone and shoes.
Police, on Thursday, Nov. 2, arrested 22-year-old Joel Jimenez, of Jamaica Avenue in Brooklyn, in connection with the robbery.
Jimenez is facing charges of robbery, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of stolen property, police said.