Tag: robbery

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 »

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: robberies and felony assaults on the rise, reported rapes decline

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Feb. 6, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported robbery and felony assault cases across Queens climbed for the 28-day period ending Feb. 4—compared to the same period last year— while the number of reported rapes dropped, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. During the 28-day period from Jan. 8 through Feb. 4, the number of felony assaults increased 11.5% in northern Queens, from 174 reported cases in 2023 to 194 this year. Over the same period of time, robberies in northern Queens went up 12.6%, from 143 to 161. Reported rapes declined 25%,…
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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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