Tag: 112th Precinct

More than two months after random attack injured man in Kew Gardens, suspect remains at large: NYPD

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Dec. 18, 2023 By Bill Parry A man suffered a head injury during an unprovoked attack near the Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike subway station on Queens Boulevard in October and the suspect is still on the run more than two months later. The random assault occurred during the early morning hours of Wednesday, Oct. 11 when the 26-year-old victim was walking near the station just before 2 a.m. when a stranger approached him and struck him in the head with a Master lock causing a laceration to his skull. The suspect ran off in unknown direction and police from the 112th…
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Gunman sought in armed robbery of teen in Forest Hills: NYPD

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Nov. 29, 2023 By Bill Parry A 16-year-old boy was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight while walking past a Forest Hills medical facility last month, according to the NYPD. Police say the teenager was in front of 96-10 Metropolitan Ave. at around 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, when he was approached by a stranger who allegedly pulled out a handgun and forcibly removed the victim’s necklace, earrings and his wallet containing $30 in cash, police said. The suspect ran off eastbound on Metropolitan Avenue toward Sybilla Street. Police from the 112th Precinct in Forest Hills are still looking…
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Crunching the Queens crime stats: grand larceny auto incidents soar, with NYPD reporting surge in vehicle thefts

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Nov. 21, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The number of vehicles being stolen, categorized by the NYPD as grand larceny auto, has increased throughout Queens year-to-date, compared to the same period in 2022, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD. Grand larceny auto incidents are up 39.6% in northern Queens for the year through Nov. 19, rising from 1,718 incidents last year to 2,398 this year. In southern Queens, grand larceny of automobiles rose 14.2% over the same period of time, from 1,423 to 1,625. The increase in grand larceny auto incidents across Queens can also be seen…
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Crunching the Queens crime stats: Rape cases rising, grand larceny continues downward trend

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Oct. 18, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The NYPD released the crime stats for northern and southern Queens from Sept. 17 to Oct. 15. While much of it follows a similar trend to last week’s stats, there are some notable changes in trends. Rape cases in northern Queens rose from 15 to 20 year-over-year. While the 104th, 111th and 112th precincts each saw no change, the only northern Queens precinct to experience a decline was the 115th, from five last year to one this year. Southern Queens, on the other hand, experienced no change compared to the same period of time…
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Crunching the Queens crime stats: Burglaries continue to trend down, felony assault and grand larceny cases rise

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Oct. 11, 2023 By Ethan Marshall While burglary cases continue to trend down, felony assault and grand larceny of automobiles have been on the rise from Sept. 10 to Oct. 8 when compared to the same time period as last year, according to the 28-day crime stats released by the NYPD for the precincts in northern and southern Queens. This continues a similar trend seen in the previous report, for Sept. 3 through Oct. 1. Additionally, there were some crimes, like grand larceny, that had very different changes between northern and southern Queens. In northern Queens, the number of burglary…
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