Tag: robbery

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: robberies and felony assaults on the rise, reported rapes decline


Feb. 6, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported robbery and felony assault cases across Queens climbed for the 28-day period ending Feb. 4—compared to the same period last year— while the number of reported rapes dropped, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. During the 28-day period from Jan. 8 through Feb. 4, the number of felony assaults increased 11.5% in northern Queens, from 174 reported cases in 2023 to 194 this year. Over the same period of time, robberies in northern Queens went up 12.6%, from 143 to 161. Reported rapes declined 25%,…
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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: robberies and felony assaults on the rise


Jan. 17, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The amount of reported cases of robberies and felony assaults across Queens have each risen over the last month compared to the same period of time a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. During the 28-day period from Dec. 18 to Jan. 14, reported robberies have increased 51.3% in northern Queens, from 117 cases the previous year to 177 this year. At the same time, felony assaults are up 29.3% in northern Queens, from 184 to 238. The 110th Precinct, which covers Corona and Elmhurst, experienced the…
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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: large jump in robberies during final month of 2023


Jan. 3, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of robberies spiked across Queens over the final month of 2023 when compared to the same period in 2022, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Monday. During the 28-day period from Dec. 4-31, the number of robberies rose 54.2% in northern Queens, from 118 cases in 2022 to 182 in 2023. The most significant increase was seen in the 110th Precinct, which oversees Corona and Elmhurst. Cases there rose from 18 to 52. In southern Queens, there was a 23.6% increase in robberies over the same period…
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Two masked men rob Chase Bank in Ozone Park, make off with $4,000 cash: NYPD

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Dec. 27, 2023 By Anthony Medina Two masked men entered a Chase Bank branch in Ozone Park Tuesday where they demanded cash and made off with $4,000, police said. Police say the duo entered the bank, located at 96-19 101 Ave., shortly before noon, where one of them approached a teller and handed over a…
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Man robs Jamaica Hills smoke shop at gunpoint: NYPD


Dec. 13, 2023 By Bill Parry

A Jamaica Hills smoke shop was robbed at gunpoint on the morning of Friday, Dec. 8 and police from the 103rd Precinct are looking for a suspect who was last seen carrying a blue tote bag full of stolen merchandise.

Two men sought in series of spa robberies, sexual assaults across Queens


Dec. 5, 2023 By Bill Parry

The NYPD is looking for two violent men who have targeted four spas across three Queens police precincts in the last week-and-a-half, leaving several spa workers injured in assaults and one man critically injured after he was shot, according to authorities.

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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Crooks make off with $90K worth of jewelry after breaking into Rosedale home


Oct. 23, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Police are searching for the two crooks who broke into a Rosedale resident’s home before attacking and robbing him and making off with more $90,000 worth of jewelry on Thursday, Oct. 19. According to police from the 105th Precinct, at approximately 12:40 p.m., a 36-year-old male was in his home, located the vicinity of 243rd Street and 140th Avenue, when the two unknown individuals forcibly entered the premises. One of the crooks displayed a rifle and struck the victim multiple times, causing lacerations to the his head, police said. The second crook forcibly removed…
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Man beaten, robbed while withdrawing cash at ATM in Cambria Heights: NYPD


Oct. 17, 2023 By Bill Parry A man was beaten and robbed by two strangers as he tried to withdraw cash from a Cambria Heights ATM last month and the assailants remain at large, according to the NYPD. Police from the 105th Precinct reported that the 41-year-old victim was inside a convenience store in the…
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