A couple of Queens burglars struck again in Ridgewood this month and police are looking for any leads or public assistance.
The first incident, allegedly took place on May 15, at around 12:30 a.m., when one of the individuals approached the 36-year-old male victim in the area of Forest Avenue and Norman Street and asked him what time it was. As the victim began to respond, a second suspect approached him from behind and grabbed him. They removed his wedding ring and watch before fleeing the scene.
The most recent incident that police believe is connected, occurred on June 12, at around 10:25 p.m. According to police, the individuals approached the 29-year-old victim as he walked on Norman Street, punched him in the face and held him to the ground. They removed his wallet – which contained $200 in cash – and his Samsung Galaxy cellphone.
According to police, the suspects are both males, between 20-25 years-old.
Surveillance footage of the suspects is above.
Anyone with information in regards to these incidents 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.