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Hollis, Lakewood and Jamaica
Suspect on the run
after stabbing a man
on a Jamaica street
Cops are looking for a person of interest
who is connected to an early morning
stabbing at a Jamaica street corner.
According to authorities, at 1 a.m. on
March 31, a 23-year-old man got into
a verbal dispute with an unknown man
at the intersection of Archer Avenue
and Parsons Boulevard. Th e altercation
turned physical and the unknown man
pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim
multiple times in the torso.
Th e suspect then fl ed the location on
foot northbound on Parsons Boulevard.
EMS responded to the scene and transported
the victim to Jamaica Hospital in
Th e person wanted for questioning is
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described as a black man in his late teens
or early twenties, standing 5 feet, 10 inches
tall and weighing 150 to 170 pounds.
He was last seen wearing all black clothing.
Video of the suspect is available on
Flushing, College Point,
Whitestone, Bay Terrace
Robber pretends to have
gun while shoplifting from
Cops are still looking for a thief who pretended
to be armed while stealing merchandise
from a Flushing store a couple of
According to police, at 1:20 a.m. on
March 14, an unknown man entered a
24-hour Rite Aid, located at 144-29
Northern Blvd., and took a container of
detergent and protein powder from the
When he attempted to leave the store
without paying for the items, law enforcement
sources said, a store security guard
confronted him. Th is prompted the thief to
simulate that he had a fi rearm, and he also
threatened bodily harm against the guard.
Th e crook then took off with the stolen
items in an unknown direction, police
Th ere were no reported injuries as a
result of the incident. Th e investigation
Anyone with information regarding
the suspect’s whereabouts can call Crime
Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.
Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst,
Robbers stab man in the
back and steal property
on Corona street
Cops need the public’s help in fi nding
two men who knifed a 37-year-old man
in the back and stole his belongings on
a Corona street early in the morning of
Friday, March 29.
Law enforcement sources said the violent
robbery occurred at 12:20 a.m. on
March 29 in front of a home on 99th
Street between 37th and 38th avenues.
According to authorities, the two suspects
approached the victim from behind
and pushed him to the ground. Th ey then
began assaulting the victim about the
body, and one of the perpetrators stabbed
him in the back.
Th e crooks then removed the victim’s
cellphone and wallet, which contained
$300 in cash, and fl ed the scene. Police
said they were last observed heading
northbound on 99th Street.
Th e incident was later reported to the
115th Precinct. Paramedics brought the
victim to Elmhurst Hospital, where he
was listed in stable condition.
Cops described the robbers as men in
their 20s, one with a dark complexion and
the other with a light complexion. Th ey
both wore blue jeans, black jackets and
dark-colored baseball caps.
Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill,
Woodhaven and Ozone Park
Five bandits pummel
Ozone Park shop employee,
steal 3 iPhones
Cops are looking for fi ve men who
beat and robbed a cellphone shop
employee in Ozone Park last week.
According to authorities, at 4 p.m. on
March 29, fi ve unknown men entered a
cellphone shop located at 75-15 101st
Ave. and asked the male employee to see
a phone case.
Law enforcement sources said the suspects
proceeded to attack the victim,
striking him multiple times about the
body and head. Th e bandits then fl ed the
scene with three iPhones.
Offi cers from the 102nd Precinct
responded to the incident. Th e victim
did not sustain any major injuries and
refused medical attention at the scene.
Police described the perpetrators as
men with dark complexions between the
ages of 16 to 18 years old. Th ree of the
suspects were seen carrying backpacks.
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 logging onto the
Crime Stoppers website, on Twitter @
NYPDTips or by texting their tips to
274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls and messages are kept confi -
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