Police looking for suspect who tied up, robbed 69-year-old Elmhurst woman

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Photo courtesy of NYPD
Photo courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for this suspect who robbed an Elmhurst apartment on February 14.

The NYPD is trying to identify a robber who broke into an Elmhurst woman’s apartment, tied her up, then took off with her property, said police.

On Thursday, February 14, around 6:20 p.m., the 69-year-old victim entered her home and found the suspect inside. The robber grabbed the woman, threw her to the floor and tied her up. He then removed clothing, jewelry and cash from the apartment and fled.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 2os, 5’9″ tall and weighing 150 pounds.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at  or texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.