Tag: robbery

Botched robbery in Corona, clumsy crook armed with flowers fails miserably

May 20, 2024 By Bill Parry Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst are looking for an inept crook who tried to rob a man in Corona and failed, then threw a punch that missed before running off empty-handed. The attempted robbery occurred during the early hours of Saturday, May 11, while the 49-year-old male… Read more »

Four muggers beat and rob senior in Jackson Heights: NYPD

May 9, 2024 By Bill Parry A 73-year-old man was beaten and robbed by four young muggers near the Jackson Heights Post Office early Tuesday morning. The victim was walking at 37th Avenue and 79th Street just after 3 a.m., when he was approached by a stranger who demanded money, police from the 115th Precinct… Read more »

Three men sought in armed heist at a Jackson Heights cell phone store: NYPD

Apr. 11, 2024 By Bill Parry Police from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights are still looking for three armed robbers who targeted a cell phone store near Roosevelt Avenue late last month, making off with $15,000 in cash and clearing the shelves and display cases of merchandise. A 40-year-old man was working behind the… Read more »

Man sought for knifepoint robbery at a 24 hour bodega in Corona: NYPD

Mar. 11, 2024 By Bill Parry Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly robbed a corner bodega at knifepoint in Corona during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Mar. 5. The perpetrator allegedly walked into the AAA Deli and Grill at 102-02 34th Ave. just before 4 a.m. and approached a 53-year-old man working… Read more »