In hopes of catching one alleged criminal, the NYPD has released video of a violent robbery in Queens last month where two victims were attacked while walking on the street.
On April 30 at around 2:18 a.m. the suspect — described as a Hispanic man — approached the two victims from behind as they walked infront of 1675 Madison St. in Ridgewood, according to police.
In the video, the suspect can be seen strongly punching a 45-year-old victim in the face and knocking him unconscious.
The suspect then begins to punch the second victim — a 47-year-old man — and pushes him to the ground, where he takes his cellphone and wallet.
Before running from the scene, the suspect also took the first victim’s wallet, cops said. In total he got away with about $250 and the phone.
Police describe the alleged robber to be between 17 and 23 years old, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater and gray sweatpants.
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.
Watch the video below: