NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Police released a photo of a suspect they are looking to identify
wanted for stealing tens of thousands of dollars in an armed robbery in Queens last week, authorities said.
It happened at approximately 3 p.m. on Friday, September 15 in front of 48-16 Skillman Ave. in Long Island City, cops said.
According to officials, the suspect approached a 47-year-old man and proceeded to discharge a firearm at the ground.
The suspect then took $60,000 dollars from the victim before fleeing with another unidentified individual northbound on 49th Street on a black two-wheeled motorized scooter, the NYPD said.
There were no injuries reported in this incident.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).