The 104th Pct says that at 1:20 p.m. on Oct. 13, a 66-year-old man was walking on 71st Street near Juniper Blvd South in Middle Village when he was grabbed from behind and pulled to the ground, punched, and kicked. The victim had been followed from Cross County Bank on Eliot Ave where he withdrew a large amount of cash. The suspect forcibly took the victim’s bag before getting into a maroon Ford Fusion with temporary paper plates driven by a getaway driver. Please be cautious when carrying large amounts of cash. Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org.
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