Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a 49-year-old victim last week as she was getting out of her car.
Police say the man approached the victim after midnight as she was getting out of her car in front of 132-05 Avery Avenue. After a struggle inside the car, the suspect punched her in the face several times and took about $2,000 and credit cards from her purse. The suspect then ran toward College Point Blvd.
The victim was treated at Elmhurst Hospital and has been released.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or visiting www.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.com