May 26, 2020 By Michael Dorgan
Police are looking for a woman who allegedly punched a shop worker and stole groceries from a Ridgewood store earlier this month.
On May 17, at around 6:15 p.m. the suspect snatched produce from Fresh Pond Farm Market, located at 66-38 Fresh Pond Road, according to police.
The alleged thief was then confronted by a 31-year-old female employee, police said.
The assailant punched the worker in the head and fled the scene in an unknown location with the groceries, police said.
The suspect is described as being of medium build, light-skinned and standing around six feet tall.
She had short, blonde curly hair and was last seen wearing a jean skirt, green tan-top shirt under a multi-color sweater. She also wore multi-color shoe wedges, a surgical face mask and black gloves.
Police have released photos and a video from the location taken during and after the incident.
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.