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Man Attempts to Steal Woman’s Bag, Follows Her into Rego Park Apartment Building: NYPD

Vicinity of incident at Queens Boulevard and 65 Road (Google Maps) and picture of suspect (NYPD Crimestoppers)

May 16, 2019 By Meghan Sackman

Police are searching for a man who followed a woman into her Rego Park apartment building and tried to steal her bag.

The suspect followed the victim, 24, into her building, located in the vicinity of Queens Boulevard and 65th Road, on May 12 around 12:20 a.m., police say.

The suspect unsuccessfully tried to grab the victim’s purse. When he failed, he fled in an unknown direction.

Police say the victim was uninjured.

The suspect is described by police as male, black, and between 20 and 30 years old. He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt and red pants.

Anyone with information on this case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

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From the looks of it, I bet he’s a member of that Swedish gang that’s been known to roam around that area


looks like the effects of the Mayors Kew Gardens homeless shelter is extending further and further.


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