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Long Island City, Sunnyside, and
Robber sought for wild spree
A man who attempted to rob and burn
down a Western Union in Woodside is
also wanted in connection to multiple
robberies in Queens.
Police are asking for the public’s help
in tracking down the suspect who was
caught on tape stealing cash and threatening
customers in two separate business
On Monday, March 25 at 11:30 a.m.,
an unidentifi ed man entered a Metro
PCS store located at 88-13 37th Ave. in
Jackson Heights. Police from the 115th
Precinct reported that the suspect allegedly
displayed a knife and demanded cash
from the 30-year-old woman working at
Th e thief then took $210 from the register
and $200 from the woman’s purse
before fl eeing westbound on 37th Avenue.
Cops said that the woman was not injured
following the incident.
Later that evening around 9:20 p.m.,
police reported that the man targeted a
Subway restaurant, at 43-43 91st Place in
Elmhurst. Th e suspect allegedly passed
a note to a 44-year-old employee, which
indicated he had a bomb and a gun. Th e
man demanded money from the employee,
who gave the suspect $215 from the
He then fl ed eastbound on Corona
Avenue. Th e employee was not injured as
a result of the robbery.
Th ree days prior on Friday, March
22, at about 7:45 p.m., offi cers from the
108th Precinct learned, the same man
entered the Western Union offi ce at 60-16
Roosevelt Ave. Once inside, the suspect
allegedly approached the security window,
poured an unknown substance on
the counter and placed a lighter next to it.
Th e man then reportedly told the
24-year-old woman at the security window
that he would set the place on fi re
and demanded that she give him money.
When the woman walked away from the
window, the suspect poured liquid on the
door next to the security window and fl ed
the location on foot.
Th e incident was later reported to the
Cops describe the suspect as a Hispanic
male between 5 feet, 1 inch and 5 feet,
4 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a
black and red baseball cap, a black hooded
sweater with a white stripe on its left
arm, a blue vest, black pants and brown
Downtown Flushing, College
Duo beats up man at mall
Cops are looking for a duo who beat
and robbed a man inside of a Flushing
mall earlier this month.
According to authorities, at 3 a.m. on
March 8, a 52-year-old man got into a verbal
dispute with two unknown men inside
the New World Mall, located at 136-20
Roosevelt Ave. Th e argument escalated
and the suspects proceeded to punch the
victim multiple times in the head.
During the assault, law enforcement
sources noted, the assailants took the victim’s
jade necklace and then fl ed the location.
Offi cers from the 109th Precinct
responded to the incident. Police said the
victim sustained minor injuries as a result
of the assault, but refused medical attention
at the scene.
Law enforcement sources described the
suspects as Asian men: one stands at 5
feet, 6 inches tall and was last seen wearing
a white jacket, while the other stands
at 5 feet, 7 inches tall and wore a black
Anyone with information about their
whereabouts can call 800-577-TIPS. All
calls are kept confi dential.
St. Albans, Hollis, Springfi eld
Gardens, South Ozone Park
woman on street
Cops are looking for the gunman who
menaced a woman on a Hollis street earlier
this month in an incident that ended
with the victim falling in the street and
having her foot run over by her father’s
Law enforcement sources said the trouble
began at 11:45 p.m. on March 11 in
the vicinity of 104th Avenue and 203rd
Th e NYPD released on March 22 video
footage of the incident (available on QNS.
com), which shows the perpetrator unzipping
his sweater vest, reaching for an
inside pocket, and then turning around
toward a vehicle.
According to authorities, the suspect
confronted the 26-year-old woman, displayed
a fi rearm and then pointed at her.
Th is prompted the woman to try and
jump into her father’s vehicle, but in the
process, she fell onto the street. Seconds
later, her father accidentally drove over
Th e video shows the vehicle coming to
a sudden stop while the suspect runs away
from the scene.
Offi cers from the 113th Precinct and
EMS units responded to the incident.
Paramedics brought the woman to
Jamaica Hospital for treatment of her
injuries, which were not life-threatening.
Cops described the gunman as a black
man in his 20s. Anyone with information
regarding his whereabouts can call
Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for
Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA), visit the
Crime Stoppers website, send a message
on Twitter to @NYPDTips, or text
274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All
calls and messages are kept confi dential.
Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst,
and North Corona
Wanted for questioning
looking for a
person of interest
death of a man
who was found
bleeding in his
home last week.
According to police, at 7:42 a.m.
on March 18, offi cers from the 115th
Precinct responded to a 911 call regarding
an unconscious man at a residence on
93rd Street. Upon their arrival, the offi -
cers found 40-year-old Hector Fernandez,
unconscious and unresponsive with a leg
wound at the scene.
EMS responded to the location and
declared Hernandez at the scene. Th e
city medical examiner will determine the
cause of death.
Th e person wanted for questioning is
described as a Hispanic man in his 20s
with a medium build. He was last seen
wearing black pants, white sneakers, a
grey long-sleeved shirt, grey baseball cap
and a dark-colored jacket and carrying a