Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a bizarre theft in which the victim was tricked into modeling scarves so the suspect could steal her gold necklace.
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A Bronx man has been charged in a pickpocketing crime spree in Queens that spanned over nine months and targeted victims with strollers, according to the district attorney’s office.
Five city-owned trees with an estimated value of more than $340,000 saw the buzzer last week, resulting in complaints from residents and possible criminal charges and fines from the Parks Department.
East Elmhurst residents blasted city officials Wednesday for placing a homeless shelter on Astoria Boulevard without community consultation, calling the move a “covert operation reeking of disrespect.”
A thief has hit seven Flushing businesses since last November, stealing as much as $18,000 during one of the incidents, cops said.
Police are looking for a suspect wanted in five bank robberies and two attempted heists around Queens over the past two years.
A man caught shoplifting at a Jamaica children’s clothing store attacked two security guards with an ice pick before fleeing, cops said.
A robber grabbed a 90-year-old man in front of a Long Island City supermarket last week and forced him to drive to two ATMs to withdraw cash, police said.
A man followed a woman into her Jackson Heights apartment building last month and attempted to rape her, police said.
Cops have released a sketch of the suspect who fatally punched a 56-year-old man in Woodside last month.