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Fresh Meadows, Cunningham
Heights and Hilltop Village
Cops seek man who
allegedly punched elderly
woman exiting a bus
Police are looking for a man who
they say allegedly struck an elderly
woman in a bus in Jamaica.
According to police, a 75-year-old
woman was exiting the Q36 bus at the
northwest corner of Hillside Avenue
and Edgerton Boulevard on May 15
at about 1:30 p.m., when an unknown
man punched her in the head.
The 75-year-old woman sustained
substantial pain as a result
of the seemingly unprovoked attack,
according to police. EMS responded
to the scene and transported her to a
nearby hospital where she was treated
and eventually released, authorities
Police released two surveillance videos
of the man who allegedly assaulted the
woman, one of those taken from a business
on Hillside Avenue.
Th e alleged individual was last seen
wearing a bright orange du-rag, a black
hoodie, multicolored pants with orange
and black sneakers and carrying an
orange and gray backpack.
No arrests have been made and the
investigation is ongoing.
Corona, Elmhurst, LeFrak City
Motorist fatally strikes man
who was running across the
Grand Central Parkway: NYPD
A man died aft er he was struck by a
motorist as he was running across the
Grand Central Parkway near Roosevelt
Avenue, according to authorities.
Police say the man was struck by a
Volkswagen Jetta that was driven by a
20-year-old man a little aft er 11:30 p.m.
on Friday, May 14.
Th e incident happened within the confi
nes of the 110th Precinct, which covers
Corona and Elmhurst.
When offi cers arrived at the scene, they
found the man who was struck lying unconscious
in the roadway with severe body
trauma. EMS responded to the incident
and transported the man to the NewYork-
Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced
dead, according to authorities.
Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill
East, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven
and parts of Ozone Park
Cops searching for man who
allegedly stole a woman’s
phone in Jamaica-Van
Wyck subway station
Police are searching for a man in connection
with a cellphone robbery at a
Jamaica train station.
According to police, a 25-year-old
woman was on board a southbound E
train inside the Jamaica-Van Wyck subway
station at about 2:30 p.m. on Th ursday,
May 13. When the train doors opened, an
unknown man snatched the 25-year-old’s
Galaxy cellphone from her hand.
Th e unknown man then left the station
and fl ed eastbound on Jamaica Avenue
No arrests have been made. Th e investigation
Further investigation by the NYPD
Highway District’s Collision Investigation
Squat found the deceased man had
been running across the Grand Central
Parkway on the westbound lane of traffi c
before he was struck by the car.
Th e man has not yet been identifi
ed, pending proper family notifi cation,
according to police. Th e driver remained
on the scene when police arrived.
No arrests have been made, and the
investigation is ongoing.
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