May 16, 2022 By Czarinna Andres
Police are looking for an armed suspect who approached a 24-year-old man from behind and repeatedly bashed him in the head with a firearm in Queens Village Friday.
The victim was walking home in the vicinity of 217-17 89th Ave. at around 9:30 a.m. on May 13 when he was approached from behind by a man displaying a firearm.
A physical struggle between the suspect and victim ensued. The suspect then struck the victim multiple times in the head with the firearm, while taking $4,200 from the victim’s pocket.
EMS responded and transported the victim to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in stable condition. The victim had lacerations to the head.
Police released a video and photo of the suspect taken at a nearby store.
Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.