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Man Assaulted and Robbed in Rego Park Hotel Meetup: NYPD

Feb. 5, 2020 By Allie Griffin

A 32-year-old man was assaulted and robbed in a Rego Park hotel room where he went to meet an acquaintance last week.

On Wednesday, Jan. 29, the man entered a hotel room inside the Wyndham Gardens Hotel, located at 61-18 93rd St, around 6:45 p.m. Inside the room, two individuals assaulted him and took $340, then fled, police said.

The man suffered minor bruising to the face.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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$340 in cash to meet an “acquaintance” in a hotel?
Sounds like that is a “No Tell Motel” and PD should look into it.

Shame Game

An “Acquaintance”? Seems this individual was expecting a different physical encounter than what occurred.


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