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).
Darlings, it’s actually called parking in much of Asia.
This bunch of Al Capones didn’t get very far.
These teens are showing us the dangers of driving cars. We need to ditch our automobiles and grab a bike.