Nov. 7, 2019. By Shane O’Brien
Police are looking for two gun-toting suspects who beat up a man in Woodside last night and stole his e-bike, phone and wallet.
The incident occurred in front of 41-45 71st St. at around 10:15 p.m., according to the NYPD.
The victim, a 23-year-old man, was hurled to the ground by two unknown suspects who proceeded to beat him with a blunt object that the victim said was a metal bar. The two men also threatened the victim with a handgun, police said.
The suspects then fled the crime scene in an unknown direction.
The victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital in a stable condition with complaints of pain to his left forearm.
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, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.