Aug. 27, 2019 By Allie Griffin
A 62-year-old woman was robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight near an elementary school in Maspeth last week, police said.
On Aug. 22 at 1:30 p.m. the woman was walking at the corner of 60th Avenue and 60th Place near P.S. 153 when a man approached her, displaying a knife, and demanded money, according to cops.
The woman handed over $20 and the man ran off down 60th Avenue. Police have released a photo and video footage of the suspect.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspect 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.