Nov. 28, 2017 By Christian Murray
Two suspects approached a 59-year-old woman from behind, struck her in the head and fled with her purse while she was unconscious on a Flushing street, police said.
The victim was struck in the head on Saturday, Nov. 18 at around 9:30 p.m. in front of 141-30 33rd Ave., police said. When she regained consciousness she realized her purse was missing, which contained $2,000 in cash, a cell phone and 3 credit cards.
Police said that one of the suspects then used one of the victim’s credit cards to purchase $7.79 of merchandise at a Rite Aid store at 186-16 Union Turnpike on Nov. 19 at around 2 a.m.
The police of video of the suspect. That individual is a female, black, heavy set; last seen wearing a black hat, a black hooded coat, black pants and black shoes.
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).