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Man Punched Outside Spyce Astoria Club After Argument: NYPD

Spyce Astoria at 42-18 31st Ave. (ZoLa)

March 6, 2019 Staff Report

A man was punched outside Spyce Astoria on 31st Avenue earlier this week after an argument with his alleged assailant, according to police.

Suspect image (DCPI)

The 30-year-old victim was disputing with an unidentified man in front of the club at 42-15 31st Ave. at around 4 a..m. on March 3 when he was punched in the face by him.

The assailant then fled the location in a black BMW SUV, police said.

The victim had minor injuries to his face as a result of the attack, and refused medical attention at the scene.

Suspect image (DCPI)

Police describe the suspect as white, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, and with a light complexion. He has a short haircut, and was last seen wearing a dark jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on the 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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Butter weeda and 9 trey

Ah yes the former arm pit café. More trouble. Time for a nice visit from the SLA

Old Astorian

Your lack of empathy is appalling, but not surprising. Being an addict doesn’t (inherently) make you a criminal, but it does make you a victim. It’s a disease and as a community we *should* find a way to help these folks, not vilify them. Try to focus your anger on the actual criminals and crimes they commit.

Old Libtard

Oh horseshit with the “disease” excuse. Show me the results of the testing. Please. Empathy? Where is empathy for the rest of society that needs to bust their asses every day to go to work and be productive? The vermin on Steinway do commit crimes. Wake up and take off the rose colored glasses.

great point

Yeah what does “Old Astorian” expect us to think, an opioid addiction epidemic is sweeping the nation or something?

Just because every psychologist ever has said that addiction is disease, what are they against the expertise of “Old Libtard?”

Someone Who Can Read

Paul didn’t say the homeless issue was a CRIME…he said it was NEWS.

Big difference. And it is news, as local politicians supposedly have this grand plan on how to revitalize Steinway.

Paul Kersey

This is news? Drunk man is punched in face outside of bar? What about the homeless camped out on Steinway street????

Trevor Bickle

Nonsense. They are drug addicts and alcoholics. In and out of institutions who hustle along Steinway street to fuel their addictions. They are the scum of the earth…


What about the homeless ? Are you saying we should get together as a community and help them ?


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