Monday, August 3, 2009
Suspects in Jamaica robbery caught on tape
From the Daily News:
Eight men suspected of beating and robbing a man in Jamaica were caught on surveillance video, released by police this week.
The victim, a 20-year-old Hispanic male, was walking near the intersection of Liberty Ave. and the Van Wyck Expressway around 1:15 a.m. on June 7 when eight men approached him from behind, struck him with an unknown object and stole his wallet, police said.
He was treated at Jamaica Hospital for minor injuries.
Though it was unclear why the NYPD released the video footage more than seven weeks after the crime, community leaders said they were heartened that cops were still on the case. The NYPD did not respond to requests for comment.