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Group beats down two
people in Sunnyside and
Th e NYPD is looking for several people
wanted in connection with two robberies
in Sunnyside and Woodside earlier
On Saturday, March 7, around 1:20 a.m.,
in front of 41-06 50th St. in Sunnyside,
fi ve individuals beat down a 16-year-old
boy without provocation, according to
police. Th e boy dropped a bag of food,
one of the fi ve individuals picked it up,
and the fi ve suspects fl ed the scene southbound
on 50th Street.
Later in the hour, around 1:50 a.m.,
the five individuals punched, kicked
and knocked down a 51-year-old man
in the vicinity of 71st Street and 41st
Avenue in Woodside, according to
the NYPD. They fled southbound on
71st Street after taking the man’s cellphone.
Th e 51-year-old was taken to NYC
Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst in stable
All fi ve individuals are described as
being between 16 and 20 years old.
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
CrimeStoppers website at WWW.
NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on
Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly
Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle
Village and Maspeth
Man punched in the face
during knifepoint robbery
in Glendale: NYPD
Police are searching for two crooks
who asked for a ride before robbing a
man in his car at knifepoint in Glendale
on the night of Saturday, March 14.
Authorities responded to a call regarding
a robbery in front of 78-72 80th St.
in Glendale just before 11 p.m. on March
14. Upon arriving at the scene, offi cers
from the 104th Precinct were informed
by the 27-year-old victim that two men
who had requested a ride entered his
Once inside, one suspect fl ashed a knife
and demanded the driver fork over his
money before punching him in the face,
police said. Th e second suspect exited the
vehicle, fl ashed a fi rearm and stole $100
from the driver, according to authorities.
Th e suspects then fl ed westbound on
Myrtle Avenue in a dark-colored vehicle.
Th e victim refused medical attention at
the scene of the incident.
Police said it is “unclear” if the victim
was a taxi, Lyft or Uber driver.
Cops said both suspects have light
complexions. One suspect who was last
seen wearing dark-colored clothing is
described as being 190 pounds and having
short white hair. Cops said the second
suspect, last seen wearing dark clothing,
is approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall and
175 pounds with short black hair.
Astoria, Long Island City,
Woodside and Jackson Heights
Crooks slash man outside
of Woodside night club
Cops are searching for two suspects
who slashed a man in front of a Latin
night club in Woodside on March 9.
Police said the two men approached
the 29-year-old victim in front of La
Boom — located at 56-15 Northern
Blvd. — just before 4 a.m. and slashed
him twice with an unknown object.
EMS responded to the scene and
transported the victim to a nearby hospital,
where he was treated for lacerations
to his face and hand.
Cops released photos of the suspects
on March 13.
Anyone with information regarding the
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 CrimeStoppers website
COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.