Category: crime

Pregnant woman attacked at Jackson Heights transit hub, kicked in stomach: NYPD

Nov. 2, 2023 By Bill Parry A pregnant woman was allegedly attacked by a stranger at the 74th Street-Roosevelt Avenue transit hub in Jackson Heights on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 1, after a verbal dispute escalated into violence, according to the NYPD. Police from the 115th Precinct and Transit District 20 are looking for… Read more »

Shirtless youth smashes R train rider with chair at Elmhurst subway station: NYPD

Elmhurst

Oct. 25, 2023 By Bill Parry A shirtless assailant bludgeoned an R train rider with a chair and a scooter at an Elmhurst subway station him on the night of Saturday, Oct. 21, according to authorities. Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst and Transit District 20 are looking for a young man who approached a 53-year-old man as he was waiting on the northbound platform at the Grand Ave-Newton subway station just after 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 21. The victim began to argue with the shirtless stranger and it quickly escalated to physical violence when the suspect smashed the…
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Commuter beaten with own umbrella in Jackson Heights: NYPD

Oct. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry An E train rider was beaten with his own umbrella by a stranger at the Jackson Heights subway hub on Roosevelt Avenue on Sunday morning, according to authorities. Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst reported that the 41-year-old victim was inside the 74th Street station when an unidentified… Read more »

Man randomly punches woman inside Elmhurst subway station: NYPD

Oct. 4, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A man allegedly punched a woman in the face inside an Elmhurst subway station last week and police at the 115th Precinct are continuing their search for the suspect behind the attack. The victim, 24, was on a staircase inside the 90th Street-Elmhurst Avenue station at around 4:50 p.m…. Read more »

Woman thwarts teen robber who threatened her with a butter knife at Elmhurst subway station: NYPD

Elmhurst

Sep. 13, 2023 By Bill Parry An E train rider was menaced by a teenager on board a scooter as she walked inside an Elmhurst subway station on the night of Thursday, Sept. 7. Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst and Transit District 20 reported that the 44-year-old woman had just come off a Jamaica-bound E train at the Elmhurst Avenue station and was walking on the platform just before 10:30 p.m., when the suspect rode up to her on his scooter. The youngster asked to use her cellphone and the victim refused. The teen proceeded to follow her…
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Father slashed in the face while protecting son during brawl in North Corona: NYPD

Sep. 7, 2023 By Bill Parry A father who was trying to defend his son in North Corona early Saturday morning became a victim when he was slashed across the face by one of his boy’s attackers, according to the NYPD. The man tried to break up a fight between his son and his two assailants in front of 108-43 38th Ave. just before 2 a.m. on Sept. 2, when one of the thugs pulled out a pocket knife and slashed the victim in his face, according to an NYPD spokesman. The two men ran off in an unknown direction….
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