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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: felony assaults across the borough on the rise, burglaries down slightly in northern Queens

Feb. 21, 2024 By Ethan Marshall

The number of felony assaults across Queens increased during the 28-day period from Jan. 22 through Feb. 18, compared to the same period of time last year, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Tuesday. At the same time, the number of reported burglaries experienced a slight but noticeable drop in northern Queens.

Three men sought for allegedly snatching cellphones from unsuspecting pedestrians in downtown Flushing in recent weeks: NYPD

Police from the 109th Precinct in Flushing are searching for a trio of cellphone snatchers behind a series of grand larcenies in downtown Flushing recent weeks.

The police are urging pedestrians to be aware of their surroundings, as the pickpockets have been targeting people in the commercial corridor. The three suspects forcibly removed cellphones from the hands of victims three times in just over a half hour in broad daylight on Friday, Feb. 9.

National Guard soldiers working at shelter in LIC thwart Flushing man from torching shop: FDNY

Feb. 15, 2024 By Bill Parry

A Flushing man is criminally charged with attempted arson and other crimes for trying to torch an auto repair shop in Long Island City late last month. Ping Huang, 37, of Blossom Avenue, was arraigned in Queens Criminal Court on Feb. 6 after he was seen trying to start a fire at the Frontline Collision shop at 51-27 35th St. in the Blissville section of LIC on Jan. 29.

69-year-old man punched in the face on Flushing bus, assailant remains at large: NYPD

A 69-year-old man was beaten in broad daylight while riding an MTA bus in the Queensboro Hill section of Flushing last week and his assailant remains at large, according to the NYPD.

Police from the 109th Precinct reported that the victim was on board a northbound Q44 bus in the vicinity of Main Street and Kissena Boulevard just before 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8 when he got into a dispute with a stranger.

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