Astoria knife-point robbery caught on surveillance video

March 25, 2014 4:34:13 AM PDT
Police are searching for a knife-wielding suspect who mugged a woman in Queens, and they are hoping surveillance video will lead to an arrest.

The incident happened just after 1:30 a.m. on March 16, in the vicinity of 38th Street in Astoria.

The suspect approached the 36-year-old victim from behind, displayed a knife and then fled in a black vehicle with her purse.

No injuries were reported at this incident.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).