Aug. 11, 2019 By Christian Murray
Police have released video of a man robbing a 68-year-old woman inside a Forest Hills discount store Saturday.
The victim, who is seen with a cane, was inside 118-27 Queens Blvd. when a man approached her at about 9:40 a.m. and ripped her purse from her hands. The purse contained about $150.
The suspect fled the store on foot. The victim did not sustain any injuries.
The robber is described as black and was last seen wearing a white baseball hat, blue jeans, white and black sneakers, a blue long sleeve shirt and carrying a black backpack.
Police have released photos and video of the suspect.
Anyone with information 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM. All calls are strictly confidential.