July 5, Staff Report
A bicyclist was robbed by three men in Woodside last month after being pulled off his bike, according to police.
The cyclist, 40, was riding to work on Friday, June 23, at around 10:20 pm in the vicinity of 47th Avenue and 67th Street, when one of the suspects approached him from behind, pulled him off his bike and then put him in a chokehold. The suspect and two other men then took his cellphone and his bag containing his personal belongings.
The suspects, described as Hispanic and approximately 20-30 years of age, fled to parts unknown and the victim refused medical attention.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS