WOODSIDE — Police are looking for a man accused of robbing a 56-year-old woman while she was praying inside a Queens mosque.
Cops said the victim was at Masjid Fatima, at 57-16 37th Ave. in Woodside, about 5:20 p.m. Feb. 27 when the theft occurred. She was praying and didn't notice when the suspect nabbed her pocketbook, taking off with her cash and bank cards, police said.
Surveillance footage of the suspect released by the NYPD shows a man with a mustache, wearing glasses and a fedora-style hat.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.