Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for allegedly choking a Queens woman during a home invasion earlier this week.
On May 16 about 3:58 p.m. the suspect — identified as a 32-year-old Asian man — entered an apartment inside a building located between Britton and Elmhurst avenues, according to authorities.
Cops added that it was not clear how the suspect gained entry through the apartment's door.
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A 25-year-old woman was inside the apartment. When he entered, the suspect allegedly placed both his hands around her neck and mouth, causing pain, police said.
The man then ran away through the front door with an undetermined amount of money.
Authorities describe the man — who was caught on video entering the building through an exit door — to be of a light complexion with black hair, 6 feet 2 inches tall and 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, white sneakers and a gray shirt.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.