Aug. 27, 2016 Staff Report
A 73-year-old man was robbed at an ATM in Astoria by a suspect who snatched $200 out of the victim’s hand and then made a quick exit from the location, according to police.
The thief allegedly approached the victim from behind at the Bank of America location at 30-18 36th Avenue at 9 pm Tuesday, August 23, and then used force to remove the money from the 73-year-old’s hand.
The police said the victim was not injured during the robbery.
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 25-years-old, 5’9″ tall, weighing 200 pounds, with brown eyes with brown close cut hair.
A video of the unknown individual is attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS