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Man Left With Broken Neck After Suspect Slammed Him To Pavement in Jackson Heights: NYPD

Suspect 37-67 74th Street (NYPD and Google Maps)

July 23, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

A man was left with a broken neck after a suspect slammed him to the ground in Jackson Heights last week.

The victim, 49, was walking past 37-67 74th St. on July 13 at around 6 p.m. when the suspect grabbed him and flung him to the pavement, according to police.

The victim suffered a broken neck and was transferred to NYC Health & Hospitals/Elmhurst in a serious condition.

The suspect fled the location in an unknown direction, police said. There was no known motive for the attack.

Suspect (NYPD)

Video footage and photographs of the suspect have been released.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspect 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.

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You asked for it.

imagine how the family of the victim feels, & people still want to shut down Rikers Island. Open the cages and all the animals comes out. These are violent criminals being let loose.

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ASensibleMan

“There was no known motive for the attack.”

No, of course not. What could POSSIBLY be the motive? It’s a mystery.

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