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Man leaves robbery empty-handed: Police

TimesLedger Newspapers

BAYSIDE — Police from the 111th Precinct are seeking information on a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted robbery.

Cops said the victim was walking to his car, at 46th Avenue and 215th Street, Monday at 8:55 p.m. when a man described as black or Hispanic approached him from behind.

The suspect demanded money and became infuriated when it became apparent the victim did not have any cash, cops said. The suspect then allegedly struck the victim with an unknown object, leaving a laceration to the side of the victim’s neck, cops said.

There were no other witnesses and cops believe this was an isolated incident.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS(8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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