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Rego Park man facing eviction jumps to death: reports


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

A Rego Park man jumped four stories to his death Monday after a marshal came to serve him an eviction notice, according to published reports.

The 61-year-old man leapt from his Wetherole Street apartment window at about 12:45 p.m., the New York Post said, and fell into the building’s courtyard when he heard the knocking at his door.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

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Suspect punches, robs woman inside Queens apartment building


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for a suspect who robbed and assaulted a woman inside a Queens apartment building Tuesday afternoon.

Around 1 p.m. the suspect followed the 25-year-old victim into her building near Wetherole Street within the 112th Precinct, punched her in the face and removed her wallet, according to the NYPD.

The victim was treated at a local hospital and released.

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

 

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