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SUV crashes into South Ozone Park store

| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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An SUV slammed into a South Ozone Park discount store Sunday afternoon, injuring two people, reports said.

The vehicle crashed into the front glass wall of the Deals store about 4:30 p.m. at 109th Avenue and Rockaway Boulevard in Ozone Park, according to WABC and the FDNY.

Two people were hurt and taken to Jamaica Hospital, fire officials said. Their injuries were reportedly minor.

According to CBS New York, the driver, who witnesses said appeared to be a woman in her 40s or 50s, may have confused the accelerator for the brakes. The driver has not been charged.


Police seek man who grabbed 8 year old girl in Flushing

| tcimino@queenscourier.com

Police are currently looking for this man, after he groped an 8 year old child in a Flushing store

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for grabbing an 8 year old girl at a Flushing clothing store.

On Wednesday, October 26, at approximately 5:45 p.m. the young girl was shopping with her mother at the Marshall’s at 40-24 College Point Boulevard when the victim stepped away to look at a book display. At this time the suspect repeatedly passed the girl and grabbed her buttocks, according to police.

The suspect is described as a White or Hispanic male, approximately 5-feet-7-inches tall, with a slim build and black hair. He was wearing a black jacket with a hood, blue jeans and metal-framed glasses.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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