Dec. 9, 2019 By Allie Griffin
Police are searching for an unknown man who punched a senior in the face last week in Jackson Heights and fled the scene.
The suspect punched a 65-year-old man once on the right side of his face at the corner of Elmhurst Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue around 2:22 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6. He ran off, heading northbound on Elmhurst Avenue and the victim was taken to Booth Memorial Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries, police said.
The unidentified individual is described as a male, last seen wearing a blue bubble jacket, black pants and grey sneakers.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.