BATH BEACH – The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the man seen in the below surveillance video in connection to an attempted robbery last month.
At approximately 7:50pm on Saturday, August 26, an 82-year old man in front of 8512 Bay Parkway, a frozen yogurt/bubble tea shop, was approached by the suspect from behind, police say. The suspect grabbed the man’s wrist and demanded money and jewelry from him. The victim managed to get away and the suspect fled the scene, according to police.
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5′ 9″, 230 pounds, with a light complexion. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, blue shirt with “Italia” written across the chest, and dark colored pants.
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.