Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst on crime, corruption and terrorism.

Cops Seek Armed Thieving Sex Abuser in Queens

Police have identified the suspect as 40-year-old Joshua Robles

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012  |  Updated 11:06 AM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Cops Seek Armed Thieving Sex Abuser in Queens

Handout

Police identified the suspect as 40-year-old Joshua Robles, pictured here.

advertisement

Police are looking for a suspect in connection with the armed robbery and sexual abuse of a woman in Queens.

Authorities say the suspect approached the 20-year-old victim near Greene Street shortly before midnight July 29 and brandished a weapon. He then sexually abused her and stole her belongings, police said.

Minor injuries were reported.

Police have identified the suspect as 40-year-old Joshua Robles. He's described as being about 5 feet 9 inches tall and 155 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted online

Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Google+. Get our apps here and sign up for email newsletters here. Get breaking news delivered right to your phone -- just text NYBREAKING to 639710. For more info, text HELP. To end, text STOP. Message and data rates may apply.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Follow us on Instagram!
We post photos taken by our news... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out