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Police looking for suspect who robbed Forest Park jogger


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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A 28-year-old woman was robbed Tuesday evening as she jogged inside of Forest Park, authorities said.

The victim was running in the park at about 6 p.m. when the suspect grabbed her from behind as she passed by him, cops said. She managed to escape his grasp, but the suspect was able to steal her headphones before fleeing.

Police describe the suspect as a white man, 40 to 45 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall and with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a gray long-sleeved shirt and baggy blue jeans.

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Jogger tasered, sexually assaulted in Forest Park


| mchan@queenscourier.com

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A woman was struck with a stun gun and then sexually assaulted Friday while jogging in a Queens park, police said.

The 23-year-old victim was taken to the hospital for neck injuries after the March 29 attack in Forest Park at about 7:30 p.m.

Police are looking for a white male suspect, who is between 35 to 40 years old.

He is described as being 5’9” and having a medium build, with reddish/brown hair and facial hair. He was last seen wearing a gold hoop earring, a navy blue hooded sweatshirt and navy blue track pants.