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Police Looking for Duo Who Punched and Robbed Man in Jackson Heights

Aug. 25, 2021 By Allie Griffin

Police are looking for a duo who punched and robbed a man in Jackson Heights earlier this month.

The pair allegedly stole a 28-year-old man’s backpack as he walked along Northern Boulevard on Aug. 18, police said.

The men walked up to the victim near 85th Street, punched him in the torso and grabbed his backpack at 3:45 a.m.

They ran off with the bag and the victim refused medical attention at the scene, police said.

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 or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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