Authorities are looking to identify a man in connection with the robbery of a 32-year-old man in the Bath Beach area.
According to reports, on Tuesday, August 8 at around 3 p.m., the perp fought with the victim in front of 8511 21st Avenue over a cellphone. The perp pushed the man to the ground, took his phone worth around $700 and fled the scene in an unknown direction.
The perp is described as a black man, approximately 30 years old, 5’11” and 180 pounds, with a light complexion, a dark beard, brown eyes, a tattoo of a lion’s head on his torso and a star on his arm.
Anyone with information about 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 entering TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.