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Police Release Sketch Of Man Wanted In Queens Robbery

Forest Hills Robbery Suspect (credit: NYPD)

Forest Hills Robbery Suspect (credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police have released a sketch of one of the suspects wanted in connection with a robbery of Friday evening.

Police said two men approached their 33-year-old victim Friday at around 8 p.m. in Forest Hills, Queens. They brandished a gun and forced the man into his car.

The victim was ordered to drive to an ATM and withdraw cash, but he was unable to do so, according to police.

The robbery suspects then drove the man to a store to try to get cash, but once inside the victim called 911 and the suspects fled in the victim’s car, police said.

One suspect was masked and has not been identified by police. The other suspect, whose sketch has been released, is described by police as a black male 25-30 years old, between 5’10″ and 6’1″. Police said he was last seen in blue jeans, a dark green jacket and black boots.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.