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Police Searching for Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted Women in Astoria and Jackson Heights

Dec. 17, 2019 By Allie Griffin

Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted multiple women in separate incidents in both Astoria and Jackson Heights.

The suspect first assaulted two women at an Astoria massage parlor near Steinway Street and 25th Avenue on Nov. 8. At about 8:45 p.m., the unidentified man grabbed a 54- and 35-year-old female employees inside the spa. He struggled with the two women, ultimately pushing them onto a couch and holding them down, police said.

He forced one of the women to perform a sex act while he physically assaulted both victims, police said. After the man fled the parlor, the women were treated at the scene by EMS.

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This week, the suspect tried to assault another woman at a Jackson Heights wellness establishment near 77th Street and Roosevelt Avenue, police said.

He entered the facility and demanded sex from a 50-year-old female employee who refused. He pushed her onto a couch and laid on top of her. The victim fought him off and he fled with her cell phone, police said. She was evaluated by EMS at the scene and refused medical attention.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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Agreed Trump coerced the Ukraine for damaging augments against Biden

Thanks for agreeing that stop n Frisk was a complete failure.

Trump lovers repeat the info Trump got illegally… to prove he didn’t do anything illegal? Lol

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Anonomyous

His name is amar he goes to infotech highshool in queens he was expelled last year from my school

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You're comparing Trump to other sex criminals

Thanks for agreeing Trump is a sex criminal. At least he had the integrity to step down. Oh wait that was Franken.

Was there an example of bragging about sexual assault by Franken? Or you’re just REALLY desperate for a what about?

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Salvatore

I grew up in Astoria was a wonderful place to live and hang out and now with all these transients living in Astoria it’s no longer a beautiful town like it used to be, used to be able to walk down the street and you knew everybody, now you walk down the street and you don’t understand a goddamn thing they’re saying everybody speaks everything but American

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Impeach 'em ALL

Yes, because god forbid people speak other languages…in the United States, New York City (the melting pot?) or Astoria (the most diverse area of the most diverse borough.) I’ve lived here for over a decade and love that I can walk down any street ( I generally feel pretty safe even with people speaking something other than “American”), I love walking into so many local businesses (many of which have been here since before me and possibly since before you) where the staff speaks something other than “American”…oh, you didn’t mean “those” people…you meant “THOSE” people. Ok, boomer…bye!

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Miss America

English is the one thing that helps us communicate with each other. I’m sure all the newbies from the whitest parts of the United States don’t speak another language. I grew up in Astoria when people were still coming here from Europe.People learned English, and felt accomplished in doing so. They spoke English in public, and their first language at home , including my family that spoke German. I have neighbors that have been in this country for over 25 years, and can not hold a conversation in English.

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Alicia

Astoria was safe when to moved to here a couple of years ago. Now as a single woman living in Astoria and usually walking alone I no longer feel safe around here.

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John

It’s not any worse that two years ago, except now everyone has a Ring camera and posts every suspicious event and every single bad thing that happens across the internet.

If you don’t believe me, find some old forums or archives. Everyone was talking about the same things 5 years ago.

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FOH

By all means, move to that fantasy neighborhood in New York City with absolutely 0% crime year-round. FOH

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I'm scared of nyc...

Steinway IS scary…especially if you’re looking to open a small business (or want to patronize a small business…really, any business)…I would love to see some of these empty store fronts actually rented out and prospering. Aside from that, I don’t feel any less safe than I did on Steinway (or in most of Astoria) than I did a decade ago.

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Bill de Blowsio

Yes, Astoria is a unsafe neighborhood. Hopefully people will stop moving here and a large number of people flee out of here.

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