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Suspect Wanted For Robbing Woman at Knifepoint Outside Queensbridge Houses: NYPD

The suspect and 40-07 12 St. (NYPD and Google Maps)

Nov. 12, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

Police are searching for a man who robbed a woman at knifepoint near the NYCHA Queensbridge Houses development last month.

The perpetrator approached the 33-year-old victim outside 40-07 12 St. on Oct. 29 at around 11:45 p.m. and displayed a knife, according to police.

The suspect demanded cash before snatching her purse and running off into the housing development, police said.

The purse contained credit cards, $10 cash, and other items, cops said.

The woman did not suffer any injuries as a result of the incident, police said.

Police released an image of the man wanted for questioning.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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. All calls are strictly confidential.

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