Police: Man Menaced After Leaving Queens Mosque

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect who allegedly menaced a man as he left a Queens mosque.

The incident occurred after the victim left a mosque on Kissena Boulevard around 8 p.m. last Friday.

The suspect followed the victim for several blocks and pulled his SUV next to the victim’s vehicle at a traffic light at Union Turnpike and 199th Street, police said.

The suspect then displayed a firearm, threatened to kill the victim and made anti-Muslim statements before fleeing, police said.