NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman in Queens was attacked and robbed by a man with a hatchet.
Police said it happened at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, near Woodside Ave and Roosevelt Ave. The 23-year-old victim was approached from behind by a man with a hatchet, dragged to the ground, and robbed.READ MORE: NYPD Looking For Alleged Police Impersonator Accused Of Posing As Detective To Threaten, Steal From Victims
The suspect took-off northbound on 64th Street with the victim’s bag in hand. He has been described as a Hispanic or white male, between 25 and 30 years of age, 5’6″ 145-lbs, with light complexion, and was last seen wearing black shoes with red shoe laces, a black baseball cap, and a black jacket.READ MORE: Driver Wanted After Jeep Plowed Into Family On Bronx Sidewalk; 'Car Sped Up To Hit Us,' Witness Says
Anyone with information regarding this incident has been asked to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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) and entering TIP577.MORE NEWS: NYC Mayoral Candidates React As Kathryn Garcia, Andrew Yang Make Joint Campaign Stops