Photo via Google Maps, inset courtesy of the NYPD

Police are searching for a sandal-wearing bandit who robbed a woman at gunpoint outside of her home in Queens Village.

At 1:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, an individual approached a 28-year-old woman outside of her home on 205th Place. The suspect grabbed the victim by the arm, held a gun to her head, and entered her home.

After the suspect demanded money and threatened to shoot the victim, he removed $3,000 in cash. He then took off in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male with facial hair, standing five feet, ten inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, and a black winter hat, and sandals with white socks.

 

Anyone with information in regards 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 Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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