March 10, 2016 Staff Report
Police are searching for the thief who mugged a man in the vicinity of Sunnyside Gardens last month.
On Feb. 26 at 9:05 p.m., an unidentified individual followed a 56-year-old man into a building in the vicinity of 51st Street and 39th Avenue, where the victim lived, according to police.
The individual demanded money while pointing a sharp object at the victim and stole $200 before fleeing.
The victim was not injured during the confrontation.
Police have released video of the individual wanted in connection to this robbery.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. All calls are confidential.