You are reading

Suspect Wanted for Mugging Woman on 7 Train in Sunnyside Monday: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who mugged a straphanger on the 7 train in Sunnyside Monday (Photos NYPD and Google Maps)

Oct. 20, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

Police are looking for a man who mugged a straphanger on board a 7 train in Sunnyside Monday.

The suspect approached a 55-year-old woman and ripped two gold chains off from around her neck as the train was pulling into the 46th Street Bliss station at around 12:15 p.m., according to police.

The man then exited the train with the gold chains once it stopped at the station, police said. It is unclear how much the necklaces are worth.

There were no injuries reported.

Police released a video and images of the man wanted for questioning.

The suspect, who is bald and has a beard, can be seen in the video wearing a gray-colored top and blue shorts. He was also carrying a black-colored backpack.

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 Crime Stoppers website at

email the author: [email protected]


Click for Comments 
Sha u na McCullough

Not much of a man. Big fat guy robs 55 year old woman. In fact, not much of a human being.

Too much Bling-Bling got her a Major Ding

If the Victim was Foolish enough to Flash and Show off her Jewelry, then she attracted the wrong attention.
In what world is she living, knowing that Crime is up all around NYC, especially in the Subways 😵
Can’t Fix Ignorance 🙃

Atticus Finch

Nice Job being Foolish enough to Blame the Victim, which will attract the wrong attention.
Can’t Fix Idiots.

Joe at the Berkeley

The new Sunnyside is great. The glue factory doesn’t spew ash or odors everyday. The sewers were upgraded. Restaurants line Skillman in numbers never seen before. Streets are illuminated. Mac is updating his family summer home in South Hampton and playing with his new grandson, Mac obviously has no time to post with nay sayers and doomsday cryers. And I’m certain a chain snatching on a subway system that carry’s millions of people daily are not going to change his view. If you’re so frightened maybe you should go back to Ohio. You can find Mac donating time at the VFW post if you’re so concerned. You obviously have the time.

She said we should take the bus and leave

He sounds like another charmer! Note that this happened in broad daylight. According to MAYOR ADAMS, it is just in our imaginations – that’s what the progressives say also.

Fan of Dough Boy Psrk

“ BuT wHaT aBoUt CrImE oVeR tHeRe” ,this isn’t Oklahoma, let them deal with their crime, we , unfortunately, have to deal with ours. It’s crazy,but true, we may have elected a worse mayor then DeBlasio.


I’m sure after getting mugged or pushed on to the train tracks a person can find solace in the fact that “at least it’s not Oklahoma.”

Jeremy W

Frank – It was a chain snatching. Not every crime is murder and mayhem. You must write for the NY Post.

Republicans Believe in Myths Fairytales Invisible Gods and Conspiracy Theories

The usual suspects. Description is always the same demo.

Lord of the Blings

If you let your jewelery be visible in public, you are inviting a robbery. That’s not victim blaming. It’s common sense. Keep your shiny baubles hidden when you go out. It doesn’t matter how much or how little they’re worth.


Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge returns for second season

Oct. 4, 2023 By Bill Parry

Coming off a successful inaugural season in which five Queens start-up companies each received $20,000 in seed funding, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards announced Tuesday that his Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge (QTIC) is returning for a second straight year. The competition seeks to empower borough entrepreneurs with the skills and funding needed to take their businesses to the next level.

Five injured in bloody brawl outside Sunnyside bar: NYPD

Oct. 2, 2023, Staff Report

Five men were injured with a broken glass bottle — including one victim who was stabbed in the stomach and another who was slashed in the neck — during a bloody fight outside a bar in Sunnyside early in the morning of Saturday, Sept. 30, according to police from the 108th Precinct.