July 12, 2021 By Christian Murray
A man was punched and kicked inside his own house during a home invasion that took place in Woodhaven Thursday.
The victim discovered a man inside his home at around 9:40 a.m. July 8 in the vicinity of Jamaica Avenue and 88th Street. The resident approached the suspect and was punched and kicked in the face, according to police.
The victim, a 33-year-old man, was transported to an area hospital with a laceration to his face and various bruises.
The suspect, according to police, broke into the house by prying open a rear window. He then proceeded to take $2,500 in cash from a bedroom before assaulting the victim. He then fled the scene.
The suspect is described as Black, approximately 50-years-old, with a medium build, shaved head and was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants. Police released video footage of the suspect.
Anyone with information in regard to the attack is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).