Duo Wanted for Mugging Man in Roosevelt

First Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on November 5, 2014 at 9:20 pm in Roosevelt.

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Roosevelt, NY - November 6th, 2014 - First Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on November 5, 2014 at 9:20 pm in Roosevelt.

According to detectives, while walking westbound on Woods Avenue, the victim, a 50 year old male, was approached by two male blacks on bicycles. After engaging the victim in conversation, one subject pushed him to the ground, stepped on his arm and took his cell phone. Both subjects then fled on their bicycles eastbound on Woods Avenue.

The uninjured victim described the subjects as both being about 6’ tall and weighing 200 pounds. They were wearing all black clothing and hooded sweatshirts. One subject was also wearing a black mask that covered his face.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.