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Man suffers serious eye injury during random attack in Jamaica Hills, suspect still at large: NYPD


Nov. 9, 2023 By Bill Parry A man in Jamaica Hills suffered a serious eye injury during an unprovoked attack in late September, according to the NYPD. Police from the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica are looking for a suspect who approached the 41-year-old victim on the morning of Monday, Sept. 25, as he stood in front of a smoke shop at 179-46 Hillside Ave. and threw an unknown object into his face, police said. The assailant ran off westbound on Hillside Avenue. EMS responded to the crime scene and rushed the victim to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center for treatment for…
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Two individuals sought in three attacks on transit workers in Queens: NYPD


Nov. 9, 2023 By Bill Parry The NYPD is looking for a pair of individuals who assaulted MTA workers in two Queens police precincts last month. Police from the 109th Precinct in Flushing are searching for a woman who attacked two bus operators in two separate incidents nearly two hours apart in College Point during…
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Police officers rescue blind dog from ‘frigid’ Jamaica pond


Nov. 3, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan On Halloween morning, when the temperature was hovering around 40 degrees, 911 calls reporting a dog drowning in Baisley Pond in Jamaica were relayed to local police.  Two officers from the 113th Precinct, which covers southeastern Queens, responded to the incident at 8:30 a.m. and successfully rescued Sparky, the 8-year old Border Collie. The NYPD also mentioned that the dog is blind.  Body camera footage shared to X by the NYPD shows Officers Williams and Espositio entering the murky swamp-like water and wading through vegetation to reach Sparky.  “Pup, you’re okay, you’re okay,” Officer…
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Two men sought in armed robbery at South Ozone Park T-Mobile store: NYPD


Nov. 3, 2023 By Bill Parry A T-Mobile store located near the Van Wyck Expressway in South Ozone Park was robbed at gunpoint in October and police from the 106th Precinct are still searching for two men who allegedly pulled off the heist. Police reported that, at around 6:20 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, a 23-year-old man was working in the corner storefront at 134-11 Rockaway Blvd. when two unidentified men entered the shop. One of the men pulled out a handgun, while his partner forcibly removed around $1,700 in cash from the register, as well as a Samsung cellphone….
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Moped-riding crooks sought in pair of chain-snatching incidents in Ridgewood, Richmond Hill: NYPD


Oct. 24, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from two Queens police precincts are looking for two moped-riding crooks who snatched necklaces from two women on the same afternoon last month. The 104th Precinct in Ridgewood reported the first of two grand larceny that occurred at around 4:20 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 14. Police say two men riding a black moped approached a 41-year-old woman from behind as she was walking in front of a print shop located at 61-50 Central Ave. in Ridgewood. The crooks grabbed her necklace and ripped it off her neck causing substantial pain and bruising, police said,…
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Duo sought in drive-by shooting near popular Jamaica playground: NYPD


Oct. 19, 2023 By Bill Parry The NYPD is still looking for a motorcycle-riding gunman who opened fire near a popular Jamaica playground last month. Detectives from the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica are investigating the reckless endangerment case that went down just before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, when two unknown men riding on a red and silver motorcycle discharged a firearm multiple times in front of a home at 138-02 106th Ave.,  according to authorities. The home is located across the street from the Norelli-Hargreaves Playground alongside the Van Wyck Expressway. The suspects sped away from the scene…
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