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Shoplifter cuts Woodhaven Radio Shack employee after stealing headphones: police

| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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An 18-year-old Radio Shack employee was attacked with scissors after he tried to catch a man who swiped trendy headphones from the Woodhaven store, authorities said.

The shoplifter took three pairs of Beats By Dre headphones from a shelf at the 92-11 Jamaica Ave. businesses about 7:45 p.m. on Jan. 2, police said. He then walked out of the store without paying for them.

When an employee tried to stop him, he cut the employee with a pair of scissors and fled.

Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic man, about 30 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall and 160 pounds. He was wearing jeans, a tan jacket and a brown hat.

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.



Suspect sought in Maspeth Radio Shack robbery

By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Cops are looking for a suspect who allegedly robbed a Maspeth Radio Shack at gunpoint on Sunday.

The suspect entered the store, located at 70-01 Grand Avenue, around 6:50 p.m., displayed a firearm and demanded cash, said police. The victim complied and the suspect fled with $411.

Authorities describe the suspect as a man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, mask and white headphones.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or submit their tips by texting 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577 or by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website.