WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — Police asked for the public’s help Monday in locating a person who allegedly choked a man unconscious before stealing his wallet, cellphone and about $200 in Williamsburg.
The 26-year-old victim was attacked near Cook Street and Evergreen Avenue around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, NYPD said. The NYPD’s 90th Precinct was investigating.
The attacker approached the victim from behind, choked him until he lost consciousness, then removed his wallet, cellphone and about $200, police said.
The victim was treated for unknown injuries and released from Woodhull Medical Center.
The assailant was described as a black male, about 18 to 25 years old, and last seen wearing a black hooded sweater and white pants. Police also released an image of the man.