114th Precinct Seeks Mugger
The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance with the whereabouts and identity of the following individual wanted in connection with a robbery in the confines of the 114th Precinct. On Thursday, February 10, at approximately 3:30 p.m. at 30-81 54th St., Astoria, a man grabbed money from a 96 year-old male victim’s hand and pushed him to the ground. The victim was uninjured in this incident. The suspect fled in an unknown direction. The suspect was described as a black male, 40 to 50 years old, approximately 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 5 inches in height, and wearing a black parka jacket, black knitted ski cap, black gloves and black pants. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crimestoppers’ Web site at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.