Aug. 31, 2020 By Christian Murray
A 76-year-old woman was robbed on Woodside Avenue in broad daylight in Sunnyside earlier this month.
The woman was walking in the vicinity of Woodside and Barnett Avenues when a man approached her at about 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 19 and asked for directions.
The suspect then grabbed the victim’s necklace and ripped it off her neck. The victim sustained scratches on her neck.
Police released video and a photo of the suspect.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crimestoppers website at www.nypdcrimestopper.com