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.
Police are searching for a man they believe is behind a series of burglaries from March to June in College Point.
Cops from the 109th Precinct in Flushing reached into their pockets to help out a pair of 71-year-old twin sisters, who were robbed of their monthly income, the NYPD said on its Facebook page.
Police Officers Adrienne Galvani and Cory Smith of the 109th Precinct took a short detour from their anti-crime patrol to help an elderly Flushing couple dig their buried car out of a thick sheet of ice.
Police arrested two men in Flushing for allegedly sawing catalytic converters off multiple trucks in a U-Haul storage lot. The device — which contains precious metals inside, like platinum — has been the target of a costly new citywide crime trend.
Police are beefing up efforts to protect downtown Flushing shoppers from pickpockets, ahead of the Lunar New Year, as grand larcenies more than double since last year.
Police are looking for a woman who last month snatched an unattended purse off a chair at Good Fortune Restaurant in Flushing and fled.
Fengluan Qin, 50, pleaded guilty to using a phony “blessing” scam to take nearly $5,000 in cash and jewelry from three Flushing women. She is a Chinese national with an expired visa, believed to be living in Flushing.
Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with two robberies on Saturday. According to the NYPD, the first robbery occurred at approximately 12:25 a.m. in the vicinity of 58th Road and 138th Street in Flushing. The two suspects approached a 22-year-old male victim, placed him in a chokehold, displayed a firearm and then [...]
RACHEL LANDAU The 109th Precinct urges users of certain websites to be extra cautious. According to officers, a 23-year-old Asian man is wanted by police for duping a victim out of thousands of dollars. The man sold the victim 19 roundtrip tickets from New York City to Shanghai, valued at $22,000, which he said he [...]