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Kew Gardens, Ozone Park,
Richmond Hill, Woodhaven
Gunman holds up a
Cops are looking for a man who robbed
a Woodhaven deli at gunpoint and took
off with just a few dollars.
According to police, at 5:25 a.m. on
Jan. 15, an unknown man entered Nogor
Deli, located at 77-15 Jamaica Ave., and
approached the employee who was working.
Th e suspect displayed a handgun and
a black bag and demanded money from
Th e victim complied and handed over
less than $40. Th e suspect fl ed on foot on
Jamaica Avenue. No injuries were reported.
Police described the suspect as a
Hispanic male, standing 5 feet, 6 inches
tall and weighing 150 pounds.
Th ose with information regarding the
robbery can contact the 102nd Precinct
Detective Squad at 718-805-3212.
College Point, Flushing,
Help cops identify
woman who collapsed
Police are asking for the public’s help in
identifying a woman who was rushed to
the hospital aft er collapsing at a Flushing
grocery store on Sunday aft ernoon.
At 2:45 p.m. on Jan. 21, authorities said,
the woman was depositing plastic bottles
into a recycling machine behind a
Food Plus store, located at 44-12 Kissena
Blvd., when she collapsed and lost consciousness.
Paramedics were called to the scene
and found her unconscious and unresponsive.
Th ey brought her to Flushing
Hospital Medical Center in critical condition;
she was later transferred to North
Shore University Hospital.
Police described her as an Asian woman
in her 60s. At the time of her collapse,
she wore a black hooded coat, dark-colored
pants, tan boots and carrying a black
Anyone with information in regards 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 visiting nypdcrimestoppers.
com or by texting their tips to 274637
(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are
strictly confi dential.
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Fresh Meadows, Flushing and
Crane turnover causes
big damage in Flushing
A large truck tipped over in a construction
zone on Wednesday morning
in Flushing, damaging a nearby building
and several cars parked nearby.
Nobody was hurt in the accident, a
spokesman for the FDNY said.
Th e boom truck — a truck with a crane
arm on its bed for lift ing construction
materials — was in the area of 162nd
Street and 46th Avenue in Flushing
when the accident occurred.
Th e Fire Department received a 911
call about the incident at approximately
9:41 a.m. on Jan. 24. When the truck
tipped over, the extended crane arm
landed on top of several parked cars and
struck a building, fi re offi cials said.
Firefi ghters are working with the
Department of Buildings to resolve the
situation, the FDNY spokesperson said.
Forest Hills & Rego Park
Man falls to his death
in Rego Park
A 26-year-old man died falling from
the sixth-fl oor window of a Rego Park
building on Tuesday aft ernoon, law
enforcement sources said.
According to police, at 2:55 p.m. on
Jan. 23, offi cers from the 112th Precinct
responded to a 911 call regarding an
aided person at 62-98 Saunders St. Upon
their arrival, they found 26-year-old
John Davie of Kew Gardens Hills lying
on the ground unconscious and unresponsive
with severe trauma to the head
A preliminary investigation found
that Davie was fi xing the sixth-fl oor
window when he took the tragic fall.
EMS responded to the location and
pronounced Davie dead at the scene.
Th e Medical Examiner will determine
the cause of death.
Th e investigation is ongoing.