Woman punched in the face, robbed in Queens - Metro US

Woman punched in the face, robbed in Queens

A 41-year-old woman was punched in the face during a robbery in Queens earlier this month, police said.

The incident occurred about 5:15 a.m. on Feb. 8. The victim was walking in the vicinity of 134th Avenue and Rockaway Boulevard when she was approached from behind by a man, who punched her in the face, displayed a gun and demanded property, police said.

The victim complied, and a total of four suspects fled in a tan vehicle with the victim’s property.

Police released surveillance photos of two male suspects and two female suspects.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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