Tag: robbery

Botched robbery in Corona, clumsy crook armed with flowers fails miserably

May. 20, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_74531" align="alignnone" width="521"] Cops are looking for this suspect, who tried to rob a man in Corona and threw a punch that missed his face. Photo courtesy of the NYPD[/caption]
May 20, 2024 By Bill Parry

Three men sought in armed heist at a Jackson Heights cell phone store: NYPD

Apr. 11, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_72772" align="alignnone" width="874"] Cops are looking for a three-man crew who allegedly robbed a cell phone store in Jackson Heights at gunpoint late last month before driving off in a gray SUV with no license plates. Photos courtesy of the NYPD[/caption]
Apr. 11, 2024 By Bill Parry

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: robberies and felony assaults on the rise, reported rapes decline

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Feb. 6, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported robbery and felony assault cases across Queens climbed for the 28-day period ending Feb. 4—compared to the same period last year— while the number of reported rapes dropped, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. During the 28-day period from Jan. 8 through Feb. 4, the number of felony assaults increased 11.5% in northern Queens, from 174 reported cases in 2023 to 194 this year. Over the same period of time, robberies in northern Queens went up 12.6%, from 143 to 161. Reported rapes declined 25%,…
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