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Woman Walking With 4-Year-Old Knocked Out In Queens Sidewalk Robbery

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A 35-year-old woman was punched multiple times by a man who robbed her while she was walking with her small child, according to police, who are now looking for the suspect.

The incident took place around 2 p.m. on Monday in front of 94-20 84 Street, on the border of Ozone Park and Woodhaven. According to the NYPD, the woman was with her four-year-old son when she was approached by a man who demanded her property. Then he punched her in the face, head, chest and back, "rendering her unconscious," police say.

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The suspect then fled, but good Samaritans chased him behind a CVS at 94-22 84 Street, where he allegedly climbed onto the roof to a CVS at 83-02 Atlantic Avenue and escaped.

The victim was treated for bruising and swelling to her body at a nearby hospital. Her son was unharmed.

Authorities described the suspect as being 40-50 years old, 5'8"-5'9", and 150 pounds and was last seen wearing a black du-rag, a dark colored long sleeved shirt, blue jeans and he had a black backpack.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly.

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