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Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill,
Man chases teen into
Richmond Hill traffi c
Cops are looking for a man who
chased aft er a teenage girl into traffi c in
Richmond Hill, causing his victim to be
hit by a car.
According to police, at 7:40 a.m. on
Dec. 6, a 14-year-old girl was at the corner
of 110th Street and Jamaica Avenue when
an unknown man shouted “I’m coming
for you!” and proceeded to chase aft er
her. Th e teen, in fear for her safety, ultimately
ran into traffi c and was struck by
a 2001 Audi A6.
Th e suspect then fl ed the scene on foot
to parts unknown. Th e driver remained at
the scene and the victim sustained serious
injuries to her legs. She was transported
by EMS to Cohen Children’s Medical
Center, where she remains in stable condition.
On Dec. 10, the NYPD released photos
and video of the suspect taken from
street surveillance footage, available on
QNS.com. Th e suspect is described as a
25-year-old man with a medium build,
a medium complexion, a mustache and
goatee, standing 5 feet, 9 inches tall and
weighing 150 pounds. He was last seen
wearing blue sweatpants, a blue sweatshirt
with white lettering on the front, a white
hoodie and black sneakers.
Long Island City, Sunnyside,
Woman uses stolen credit
card in Sunnyside restaurant
Th e NYPD is looking for a woman who
used a stolen credit card to make purchases
at a Sunnyside restaurant.
It was reported to police that at 2:30
p.m. on Nov. 26, a 32-year-old woman was
inside the Th omas P. Noonan Playground,
located at 42-01 Greenpoint Ave., when
she realized that she no longer had her
wallet. Th e wallet contained $20 in cash
and two credit cards.
An investigation found that at 3:12 p.m.
that same day, an unknown woman used
one of the victim’s credit card at the
I Love Paraguay Restaurant, located at
43-16 Greenpoint Ave., and made $22.58
worth of unauthorized purchases.
On Dec. 9, the NYPD released video of
the suspect, available on QNS.com.
Jackson Heights, Corona, East
Man punches 65-year-old
on Jackson Heights street
Cops are looking for a suspect who
punched a man and fl ed down a Jackson
According to police, at 2:22 p.m. on Dec.
6, a 65-year-old man walking in the vicinity
of Elmhurst Avenue and Roosevelt
Avenue when he was punched in the right
side of his face by an unknown man. Th e
suspect then fl ed the scene on foot northbound
down Elmhurst Avenue.
EMS took the victim to NewYork-
Presbyterian Queens Hospital where he
was treated for his injuries.
On Dec. 6, the NYPD released video
of the suspect, who is described as a man
wearing a blue bubble jacket, black pants
and grey sneakers.
Anyone with information in regard to
this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s
Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS
(8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA
(74782). Th e public can also submit their
tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers
website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All
calls are strictly confi dential.
Far Rockaway, Bayswater
Man hits woman with
umbrella at Far Rockaway
Th e NYPD is looking for a man who
hit a woman with an umbrella in a Far
Rockaway subway station last month.
According to authorities, at 7:30 p.m.
on Nov. 10, a woman was inside the Far
Rockaway—Mott Avenue subway station
when an unknown man approached
her from behind and hit her over the
head with an umbrella. Th e suspect then
fl ed to a departing northbound A train
and left the station.
Th e victim was treated at the scene by
EMS for head and neck pain.
On Dec. 8, the NYPD released video
of the suspect attacking the victim at the
station, available on QNS.com. Th e suspect
is described as a light-skinned male
between the ages of 30 and 35 years old.
He was last seen wearing a blue baseball
cap, a black jacket, blue jeans and black
sneakers. He had on a black backpack,
and carried a black umbrella.
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