It happened at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday at 85th Road and 84th Drive in Briarwood.READ MORE: NYPD: Officer Shot 3 Times In Brooklyn, Suspect Shot By Police; Both Hospitalized
Surveillance video shows the two hanging out on the street when a man pushing cart walks by. One of the suspects then taps the other, rushes up behind the man, and punches him from behind. As the victim staggered, the suspect snatched his wallet from his back pocket. Police say the other suspect acted as a lookout during the attack.READ MORE: New York City Begins Offering Pfizer Vaccine To Kids Ages 12-15 After CDC Approval
Authorities say the two took off northbound on 84th Drive. They got away with $70 and the victim’s credit cards.MORE NEWS: After More Than A Year, The Show Must Go On: More Broadway Shows Announce Plans To Resume Performances
Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.