ELMHURST - The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance in finding a suspect wanted for robbery in the 115th Precinct.
Police said the Hispanic man, identified as Leonardo Rojas, 37, allegedly lured his 69-year-old suspect to the rear of building with the promise of cans to add to the collection he was working on at the time. Once there, Rojas allegedly took the victim’s chain and displayed a knife, the NYPD said.
No injuries were reported.
Cops described Rojas as 5-foot-8 and weighing about 180 pounds.
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