nypd hate crime unit

Police say attack on interracial couple in LIC not a hate crime
Police say attack on interracial couple in LIC not a hate crime
Police Angy Altamirano 8/22/2013 at 6:24PM

Cops say the attack on an interracial couple in Long Island City this past weekend was not a hate crime. According to a police source, the Hate Crimes Task Force Unit deemed the case unbiased yet the assault is still under investigation by the NYPD. Since the incident, police have arrested Nikolaos Katsos, 28, and [...]

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 [...]

Police release sketch of suspect who threw Molotov cocktails in Queens
Police release sketch of suspect who threw Molotov cocktails in Queens
News Billy Rennison 1/03/2012 at 11:18AM

Police have released a sketch of the suspect they believe is responsible for throwing Molotov cocktails at four locations in Queens on New Year’s Day. Between 8-10:15 p.m. on Sunday, January 1, the suspect threw four lit Molotov cocktails at different locations throughout Queens, police said.  The homemade bombs caused fire and property damage, though [...]