Police are looking for a group of men and women they say violently attacked a man in Queens last week — knocking him unconscious — as they robbed him.
On March 31 at about 9:48 p.m., near Putnam and Seneca avenues in Ridgewood, the suspects — described as two men and two women — punched and kicked the 52-year-old victim in the face and head numerous times, according to authorities.
They then went through the pockets of his clothes and took his property, cops said.
The victim was knocked to the ground unconscious and suffered many injuries to his head, according to police. He was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital in critical but stable condition.
Police described all the suspects — who were caught on surveillance video — as Hispanic and between 20 and 25 years old.
Authorities said the first man is 5 feet 8, with a tattoo on his right forearm, last seen wearing a light-colored hooded jacket, light-colored pants and a light-colored T-shirt. The first woman is 5 feet 5, has a tattoo on her left forearm and was last seen wearing a dark-colored dress and a white jacket.
The second man was last seen wearing a black and blue baseball cap, a black hooded sweater, beige pants and dark-colored sneakers, police said.The second woman had long blond hair and was last seen wearing a black knit cap, black jacket, black T-shirt, black sweatpants, and black and white sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards 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 Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.