NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police Monday were searching for a man who tried to rob two women – one of them 76 years old – in Flushing, Queens last week.
Around 4:40 p.m. on Jan. 7, the man pushed the 76-year-old to the ground at Kissena Boulevard and Beech Avenue and attempted to take her personal property, police said.READ MORE: New York Relaxes Most COVID Restrictions After Reaching 70% Vaccination Rate: 'A Momentous Day'
The suspect then tried to remove property from a 53-year-old woman. He ultimately ran off without anything.
The older woman suffered minor injuries, police said.READ MORE: Actress Lisa Banes Dies After Being Struck By Scooter On Upper West Side
The suspect is described as an Asian male standing about 5-foot-11 to 6-2 with pocked skin. He was last seen wearing a tan bubble jacket and dark sneakers, police said.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also provide the police with tips by visiting Crime Stoppers’ website here and texting information to CRIMES (274637) and then entering TIP577.MORE NEWS: Fireworks To Honor Essential Workers Tonight As New York Lifts Most COVID Restrictions
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