Assault

Suspect wanted in apparent hate crime assault in Jackson Heights
Suspect wanted in apparent hate crime assault in Jackson Heights
News Angy Altamirano 6/01/2013 at 10:10AM

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 [...]

VIDEO: 7 train assault
VIDEO: 7 train assault
Police Queens Courier Staff 5/12/2013 at 2:00PM

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect and victim in an assault aboard the 7 train within the confines of the 108th Precinct. The Central Robbery Queens Transit Squad received a cell phone video on Friday, May 10, which captured an assault on the Queens bound train. On Sunday,  May [...]

Suspect nabbed in library assault
Suspect nabbed in library assault
Police Terence M. Cullen 3/10/2013 at 2:20PM

A suspect wanted in connection with the March 4 assault on a 15-year-old girl at a Queens library has been arrested, police said. Hector Troche, 56, has been charged with sexual abuse, forcible touching and public lewdness after police say he grabbed the teen and exposed himself to her.  

Suspects wanted for assault aboard ‘E’ train
Suspects wanted for assault aboard ‘E’ train
News Maggie Hayes 1/26/2013 at 12:47PM

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance with the whereabouts and identifying individuals wanted in connection to an assault aboard the “E” train at the Union Turnpike station. On Thursday, January 24 at approximately 4:45 p.m., three Hispanic males assaulted a 19-year-old male by punching and kicking him. EMS responded and brought the victim to [...]

Suspects in possible hate crime wanted for a second assault
Suspects in possible hate crime wanted for a second assault
News Billy Rennison 12/07/2012 at 12:05PM

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 [...]

Crossing guard accused of choking teen, says it never happened
Crossing guard accused of choking teen, says it never happened
News Terence M. Cullen 6/13/2012 at 12:00PM

Varied reports came out this week about what exactly happened at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 99th Street. It was originally reported that at about 7:30 a.m. on Friday, June 8 near M.S. 137, a school crossing guard, Jillian Selby, 60, choked a 14-year-old student. The boy and his mother went to the 106th [...]

Truck driver arrested after allegedly assaulting Councilmember Daniel Dromm
Truck driver arrested after allegedly assaulting Councilmember Daniel Dromm
News Alexa Altman 5/31/2012 at 10:18AM

While it is generally positive for officials to personally engage themselves in community issues, one councilmember’s involvement landed him as the victim of an assault. Around noon on Wednesday, May 30, as Councilmember Daniel Dromm drove his car through Jackson Heights on the way back to his office, he saw an 18-wheel truck from National [...]

Ex-cop sentenced to 75 years in prison for teacher sex assault
News Jay Lane 5/07/2012 at 3:00PM

A monstrous ex-cop was sentenced to 75 years to life in prison this morning — the maximum allowed by law — for drunkenly pulling his service weapon on a terrified young schoolteacher last summer, dragging her into an Inwood alley, threatening to “blow your f—ing face off” and repeatedly sexually violating her. The sentence for [...]

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