Nov. 13, 2014 Staff Report
A 40-year old woman was followed into her Sunnyside apartment building last month before a man pulled out a knife and demanded her cell phone, police said.
The perpetrator followed the woman into the lobby of her 42nd Street apartment building (near Skillman Ave.) just before midnight on Saturday Oct.25. He then pulled out a knife and demanded her phone. The victim complied. The man then fled.
The police released a photo and video footage of the suspect today.
The suspect is described as a male black, approximately 30 years of age, who had dreadlocks containing yellow beads on the night of the attack. He was also wearing a long black trench coat.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).