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Cops seek man wanted in $15,000 robbery in Queens

Posted at 7:09 AM, Jan 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-12 07:09:20-05

FLUSHING, Queens — Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a $15,000 robbery in Queens.

Cops say this man robbed $15,000 from a 23-year-old man in Flushing, Queens on November 22, 2016. (Photo: NYPD)

Cops say this man robbed $15,000 from a 23-year-old man in Flushing, Queens on November 22, 2016. (Photo: NYPD)

NYPD said two men stole $15,000 in cash from a 23-year-old man in a residential building on Ash Avenue on Nov. 22.  They allegedly punched and struck him with an unknown object before running off with his bag, which contained the cash. One of the two culprits was arrested at the scene.

Authorities describe the man to be in his 20s or 30s, about 5 foot 8 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, back jeans, black sneakers, and a black baseball cap with a light colored patch.

Anyone with information is urged to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS, or Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA.