QUEENS, N.Y. (PIX11) – Police are searching for a suspect wanted for an armed robbery in Queens on Friday.

The suspect approached the victim on Skillman Avenue in Sunnyside around 3 p.m. and fired a gun at the ground, police said.

The suspect then stole $60,000 in cash from the victim, according to police, and escaped the scene on a scooter with a second person.

No injuries were reported.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

Erin Pflaumer is a digital content producer from Long Island who has covered both local and national news since 2018. She joined PIX11 in 2023. See more of her work here.