NEW YORK, NY – The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in a robbery within the 107 Precinct. On Friday, March 24, 2023, at around 9:50 pm, a 52-year-old female was seated on a northbound MTA Bus #Q25 near 83-45 Parsons Boulevard.
The unknown individual snatched the victim’s cell phone from her hand, and when she attempted to retrieve it, the suspect punched her in the face.
The suspect dropped the phone as he fled the bus. The victim was taken to NYC Health and Hospitals/Queens in stable condition, where she was treated for her injuries.
The perpetrator is described as a 6-foot-tall, 300-pound individual with a light complexion, last seen wearing a light-colored sweatshirt, black shirt, and black pants. The NYPD has released images of the suspect and urges anyone with information about the incident or the individual’s identity to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline.