Sept. 12, 2019 By Allie Griffin
The police are looking for two individuals connected to a violent August robbery in Middle Village.
On Saturday, Aug. 24 at 4:55 p.m., a man and woman approached a 29-year-old man in front of 67-27 75th St and demanded his property. According to cops, the victim tried to walk away, but was punched in the face and fell to the ground, while the pair forcibly stole his wallet, containing $40 and personal items.
The individuals were last seen at Gates Mini-Mart located at 1534 Myrtle Ave, police said.
The NYPD has released photos and the following description of the suspects.
The man is described as Hispanic, approximately 17 to 21 years old, slim-built with short black hair. He was last seen wearing a white tank top, blue jeans and white sandals.
The woman is described as Hispanic, approximately 17 to 20 years old, slim-built with long black hair. She was last seen wearing a short red tank top, black sweatpants, red and black shoes and a red bookbag.
Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.