112th Precinct
Forest Hills
Robbery Suspect Sought The New York Police Department is asking for the publics assistance in identifying and locating the suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of a Dunkin Donuts at 100-05 Queens Boulevard. He is described as between 25 and 30 years old, wearing a blue baseball cap and glases with a slight beard, black leather jacket, black gloves and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.


By Queens Courier Staff

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Suspect wanted in apparent hate crime assault in Jackson Heights


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for a suspect who assaulted a woman in Jackson Heights in another apparent anti-gay hate crime. On Sunday, March 17 at approximately 4:15 a.m. the suspect approached the 49-year-old victim on the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and 88th Street and punched her in the face while making anti-gay remarks, said police. The victim […]

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Suspects in possible hate crime wanted for a second assault


| brennison@queenscourier.com

corona assault

Two suspects wanted in connection with a Corona slashing, are now wanted for a second assault that occurred the same morning just blocks away. The first attack took place when the suspects approached a 70-year-old man and asked him if he was Muslim or Hindu before proceeding to assault him, according to police. Both assaults […]

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Man stabbed outside Queens mosque in possible hate crime


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Maggie Hayes

Bashir Ahmad, a devout Muslim from Afghanistan, went to his local mosque, Masjid Al-Saaliheen, at 4:45 a.m. to open its doors for morning prayer, just as he has done every morning for the past 12 years. But on the morning of Sunday, November 18, something went terribly wrong. “I was facing the door and a […]

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Reducing crime


By Queens Courier Staff

The Dr. William O. Benenson Rehabilitation Pavilion, along with program sponsor Flushing Savings Bank, introduced the nationwide Crime Stoppers Prevention Program. The objective of the program is to provide the safest possible living and working environment for staff, residents and visitors of senior housing communities by placing the issues of crime prevention, quality of life, […]

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Reducing crime


By Queens Courier Staff

Photos Courtesy The Dr. William O. Benenson Rehabilitation Pavilion The Dr. William O. Benenson Rehabilitation Pavilion, along with program sponsor Flushing Savings Bank, introduced the nationwide Crime Stoppers Prevention Program. The objective of the program is to provide the safest possible living and working environment for staff, residents and visitors of senior housing communities by […]

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Nail salons targeted in crime spree


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

Following a month-and-a-half-long rash of commercial burglaries, officers of the 111th Precinct called a special meeting on Friday, October 20 to put local nail salon owners on the alert and to inform them of ways to protect themselves and their customers. According to the New York Police Department (NYPD), the pattern, which includes eight burglaries […]

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Developmentally disabled Queens woman missing for more than a month


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYPD

A Richmond Hill woman who is developmentally disabled and needs daily medication has been missing since early December, according to one of the centers where she receives services.

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Car tires and rims become big target for thieves in southern Queens


| slicata@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Joe Thompson

While auto theft is on the decline across the city, there has been a new wave of thefts targeting cars that is taking place in and around Howard Beach. But this time, thieves take the wheels and leave the cars behind.

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