Six Chinese language-food supply drivers mugged in Queens


Six Chinese language-food supply drivers have been mugged in Queens within the final two months, authorities mentioned.

The perp is thought to method his victims after darkish with a weapon and demand their money and cellphones, police mentioned. All the victims had been males, ages 39 to 57, who had been attacked between Aug. 26 and Oct. eight.

In the newest theft — on Oct. eight round eight:30 p.m. at a house on 220th Avenue in Queens Village — the perp flashed a knife and punched the 39-year-old supply driver, earlier than fleeing along with his cellphone. The sufferer was left with a lower below his eye, police mentioned.

The robber’s weapon of selection is normally a knife however in August, a driver delivering meals to a home on Nashville Boulevard was threatened with a wood stick and gave up his cellphone together with $200, cops mentioned.

Surveillance footage of the alleged perp launched by police Saturday reveals him carrying a hooded sweatshirt and white face masks.

Anybody with data is requested to name police at 1-800-577-TIPS.