You are reading

Moped-riding suspects sought for robbing woman in Jackson Heights: NYPD

Police have released a photograph of one of two suspects on a moped wanted for robbing a woman in Jackson Heights in July (Photos: Google Maps and NYPD)

Sept. 5, 2023 By Michael Dorgan

Police have released an image of one of two suspects on a moped who is wanted in connection with the robbery of a woman in Jackson Heights in July.

The suspects were riding the moped on 84th Street, between 35th Avenue and 34th Avenue at around 10:35 p.m. on July 12, when they got off the vehicle and approached the 28-year-old victim who was walking on a sidewalk, according to police.

The two suspects allegedly forced the victim to the ground and stole her Michael Kors bag that contained a wallet and iPhone, police said. The wallet contained credit cards.

They then fled the scene on the moped southbound on 84th Street, cops said.

The victim refused medical attention, according to authorities.

The first suspect, who is shown in the photo released by police on Sunday, Sept. 3, is described as a male who stands at around 5 feet 10 inches tall and has a medium complexion and medium build. He was last seen wearing a black helmet, black T-shirt and black shorts, police said.

The second suspect, also a male, is described as being around 5 feet 8 inches tall and has a light complexion and slim build. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

email the author:


Click for Comments 

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

AG’s office launches investigation into NYPD-involved fatal shooting near Roosevelt Avenue in Corona on Saturday morning

The New York Attorney General’s Office of Special Investigation (OSI) has launched a probe into the death of Jesus Alberto Nunez Reyes, 65, who was shot and killed during an encounter with NYPD officers in Corona on Saturday morning.

At approximately 4:09 a.m. on April 20, police officers responded to 39-21 103rd St., where they encountered Nunez Reyes allegedly holding a knife. The officers repeatedly commanded him to drop the knife, but Nunez Reyes did not comply, and an officer fired at him, the AG’s office said in a brief statement. Nunez Reyes was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Officers recovered a knife at the scene.