NYPD releases photo of suspect in string of attacks and robberies in Queens

ELMHURST, Queens (WABC) -- Police have released new surveillance images of one of the suspects wanted for a string of attacks and robberies in Queens.

There have been at least 19 incidents since December, in which the suspects approached victims from behind, punched them in the head and pushed them to the ground, then removed their property and fled the scene.

The latest happened last month, when the man seen in the photo along with two others robbed a 51-year-old man at the intersecond of Cornish Avenue and Broadway in Elmhurst.

The victims have all been men between the ages of 22 and 51. No one has been seriously hurt.

The NYPD described the suspects as males, Hispanic, approximately 20-30 years of age. A photo of one of the individuals, taken from a commercial establishment in the vicinity of one of the incidents, is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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