June 10, 2019 By Max Murray
The police are looking for a man in connection with an attempted robbery in Flushing earlier this month.
According to police at around 11 p.m. on Sunday, June 2nd, a 26-year-old woman was walking outside Macy’s at 136-50 Roosevelt Ave. with a 25-year-old male companion.
The two were then approached by the suspect who snatched the woman’s purse from her arms and fled westbound on Roosevelt Avenue.
The 25-year-old chased after the suspect and eventually recovered the purse during a brief struggle.
The suspect then fled the scene, sprinting eastward on Roosevelt Ave.
Police describe the suspect as being 20-25 years old, having a dark complexion, and being 5 feet 10 inches tall.
He was last seen wearing dark colored hooded sweatshirt, a white shirt, blue jeans, and red sneakers.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.