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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: felony assaults on the rise as crime overall flattens

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Feb. 28, 2024 By Christian Murray The number of felony assaults reported across Queens over the last month are up nearly 10% compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Feb. 26. During the 28-day period from Jan. 29 to Feb. 25, the number of felony assaults reported increased 9.6% in northern Queens, from 197 incidents last year to 216 this year. Meanwhile, in southern Queens, the number of felony assaults also rose 9.6% over the period, from 187 to 205. The jump in the number of felony assaults…
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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: robberies and felony assaults on the rise

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Jan. 17, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The amount of reported cases of robberies and felony assaults across Queens have each risen over the last month compared to the same period of time a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. During the 28-day period from Dec. 18 to Jan. 14, reported robberies have increased 51.3% in northern Queens, from 117 cases the previous year to 177 this year. At the same time, felony assaults are up 29.3% in northern Queens, from 184 to 238. The 110th Precinct, which covers Corona and Elmhurst, experienced the…
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Three teens sought for alleged assault of MTA conductor in Elmhurst subway station: NYPD

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Nov. 29, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst and Transit District 20 are looking for the three teenage boys who allegedly threw ice at an on-duty MTA subway conductor as she was operating the train doors at the Woodhaven Boulevard subway station during the afternoon of Saturday, Nov. 18. Police say the three boys threw ice at her, striking her in the face before running out of the station in an unknown direction, police said. The 49-year-old victim sustained minor injuries and EMS transported her to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Queens in stable condition. The NYPD released surveillance…
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College Point man busted in fatal collision that killed Elmhurst teen: NYPD

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Nov. 8, 2023 By Bill Parry A College Point man was arrested Nov. 6 and booked at the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst, where he was charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and other crimes in connection with a fatal collision on the Long Island Expressway last December. Jason Jiang, 20, of 125th Street, was allegedly…
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Suspect shoves woman inside Elmhurst subway station in robbery thwarted by bystander: NYPD

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Nov. 6, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst and Transit District 20 are looking for a suspect who attempted to rob a woman inside an R train subway station before a good Samaritan intervened on Sunday morning. Police say the 47-year-old victim was waiting on the southbound platform at the Elmhurst Avenue-Broadway station just after 11 a.m. on Nov. 5 when she was approached by a stranger who shoved her, causing her to fall to the platform. As he was trying to take her purse from her shoulder, the bystander pushed him away from the…
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Shirtless youth smashes R train rider with chair at Elmhurst subway station: NYPD

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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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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 »