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Perp violently attacks security guard outside Aqueduct, steals his Lexus: NYPD

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Updated Thursday, July 30, 9:47 a.m.

A 66-year-old security guard was brutally assaulted in front of Aqueduct Racetrack over the weekend before his attacker stole his car, police said.

The incident happened about 7 p.m. on Saturday at the 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. venue in South Ozone Park.

According to authorities, the victim, a New York Racing Association peace officer, was just outside the clubhouse when the suspect — described as a black male, bald and about 6 feet tall — approached him and began physically assaulting him. During the attack, the victim dropped the keys to his 2008 Lexus, allowing the suspect to grab them. He then fled in the security guard’s vehicle, which was parked nearby.

EMS took the victim to an area hospital where he was treated for a broken nose and a broken eye socket.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

Editor’s note: An earlier version, based on information provided by the NYPD, incorrectly identified the location as Resorts World New York City, which shares the Aqueduct address. We regret any confusion that may have resulted. 


Breeders’ Cup trophy taken from Aqueduct Racetrack

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A burglar broke into the Aqueduct Racetrack Thursday evening, taking off with a 1985 Breeders’ Cup trophy and several electronic items, police said.

The theft took place about 8 p.m. on the second floor of the 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. complex, cops said. Two laptops, a flat screen TV and a flat screen photo finish monitor were stolen from an office and the trophy was swiped from a restaurant, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.