Cops want this man in Astoria mugging investigation.


Cops are looking for a violent mugger, caught on camera, who they say threw a 78-year-old man to the ground outside an Astoria convenience store and took cash from the victim.

The mugger is caught on tape watching the victim inside the store at 22-44 31st Street buying cigarettes at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The victim suffered head injuries and is in hospital in stable.

The suspect is about 35, white, with brown eyes and was wearing a black jacket with white lines on the sleeves, jeans, tan boots, and a white hoodie.


Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS if you have info.