Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a group of teens wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred on Friday, May 21, at 3:30 p.m., on the stairwell entrance to the Halsey Street subway station (L line) in Queens.
The suspects followed the victim, an 18-year-old male, out of the station and attempted to take his backpack, but fled on foot with only the victim’s cell phone.
The suspects, pictured, are described as one black female and four black males between 15 and 16 years old.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging on to Crime Stoppers’ website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637) and entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.