Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a man accused of mugging two individuals within the confines of the 104th precinct.
According to police, on Saturday, April 30 at around 2:18 a.m., at an unspecified Ridgewood location, the suspect approached the two male victims from behind. He allegedly punched the 45-year-old victim in the face to knock him unconscious, then punched and pushed to the ground the 47-year-old victim.
Police say the suspect then removed the 47-year-olds cellphone and wallet then grabbed the 45-year-old’s wallet before fleeing the scene.
The individual is described as a male Hispanic, 17 to 23 years old, 5’6 to 5’8, 160 pounds; last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater and gray sweatpants. Surveillance video of the incident is linked below.
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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.