Category: crime

Three men sought in hate crime assault near Astoria Houses: NYPD

May 8, 2023 By Bill Parry The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating an assault that occurred last month in Astoria. Police from the 114th Precinct say the attack went down on the evening of Friday, April 14, when a 35-year-old man was approached by three young Black men behind one of the new… Read more »

Two men sought in string of robberies across Queens

Apr. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from several precincts across Queens are searching for two tough guys who allegedly robbed five men in a single day last month after starting their crime spree in Flushing. At around 6:50 a.m. on Sunday, March 26, a 52-year-old man was walking in front of 150-54 59th Ave.,…
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Police seek crook who assaulted elderly man during attempted robbery in Elmhurst

Mar. 16, 2023 By Zachary Gewelb Police are searching for the crook who assaulted an elderly man in Elmhurst earlier this month. Authorities say that at approximately 10:30 a.m. on March 7, a 72-year-old man was walking near the Citibank branch located at 87-11 Queens Blvd., within the confines of the 110th Precinct. As he…
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Off-duty cop arrested for leaving scene of accident in Jackson Heights: NYPD

Feb. 20, 2023 By Michael Dorgan An off-duty cop rear-ended another vehicle on Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights early Saturday morning, Feb. 18, and then fled the scene before being arrested around 15 hours later, according to authorities. Police Officer Jonathan Altamirano, 33, was driving in front of 95-50 Roosevelt Ave. at around 3:50 a.m…. Read more »