July 7, 2016 Staff Report
Police are searching for a group of teens who allegedly stole a car in Sunnyside, took it for a joy ride and then crashed it in Astoria.
The teens entered the Zip Car parking lot at 47-01 Queens Boulevard, broke into the vehicle and drove it off the site sometime between 11:50 pm June 26th and 9 am June 27, according to police.
The teens then crashed the car into a parked truck that was occupied by a 37-year-old woman outside of 32-44 48th Street at 9:30 am on June 27th. The four teens fled the vehicle and ran northbound on 48th Street, police said.
No one was injured in the collision.
Police describe the first suspect as a male, Asian, 15 to 18 years old. He was last seen wearing glasses, a black shirt, beige shorts and black sneakers.
The second individual is a male, Asian, 15 to 18 years old. He was last seen wearing light colored baseball cap, a dark colored shirt, light colored pants and black sneakers.
The third suspect is a male, Asian, 15 to 18 years old, who was last seen wearing dark colored t-shirt, black pants and black sneakers.
The fourth individual is a male, Asian, 15 to 18 years old. He was last seen wearing a red t-shirt, light blue jeans and he had on a black backpack.
Police have released photos taken from a witness, and are asking anyone with any information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).