Tag: robbery

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: large jump in robberies during final month of 2023


Jan. 3, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of robberies spiked across Queens over the final month of 2023 when compared to the same period in 2022, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Monday. During the 28-day period from Dec. 4-31, the number of robberies rose 54.2% in northern Queens, from 118 cases in 2022 to 182 in 2023. The most significant increase was seen in the 110th Precinct, which oversees Corona and Elmhurst. Cases there rose from 18 to 52. In southern Queens, there was a 23.6% increase in robberies over the same period…
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Teen arrested for allegedly taking part in armed robbery of Forest Hills vendor in August: NYPD


Oct. 6, 2023 By Bill Parry Detectives from the 112th Precinct in Forest Hills arrested a 16-year-old boy Thursday morning and booked him for allegedly taking part in an armed robbery of a street vendor in August. The youngster was not identified because he is a minor. Investigators believe he acted in concert with two other crooks during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Aug. 29. The teenager’s partners in crime partners, Jaheim Bradley, 20, of 170th Street in St. Albans and Jesse Mclean, 18, of 89th Avenue in Jamaica Hills, were both busted on the night of Thursday, Sept….
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Pair of thieves snatch $100K in Flushing jewelry heist: NYPD

Sep. 2, 2023 By Zachary Gewelb Police are searching for the pair of thieves who robbed a Flushing jewelry store and made off with approximately $100,000 in loot on Aug. 31, according to authorities. Police say the two unidentified male suspects entered Prince Jewelers, located at 37-11 Prince St. within the confines of the 109th…
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Million-dollar heist: Cops seek crooks who beat elderly woman, robbed fortune from Flushing jewelry store

Feb. 28, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The NYPD is asking the public for assistance in identifying four suspects captured on security cameras who beat a 78-year-old woman looking after her daughter’s jewelry store, Diamonds by Direct in Flushing, before robbing an estimated $1.1 million in jewelry on Feb. 22. Two of the perpetrators committed the…
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Thieves smash Flushing jewelry store employee in the head with handgun before making off with $500,000 in loot: NYPD

Feb. 23, 2023 By Zachary Gewelb The NYPD is searching for two thieves who assaulted an elderly employee at a jewelry store in the heart of Flushing on Wednesday before making off with approximately $500,000 in loot, according to authorities. Police say that the two male suspects entered Diamonds by Direct, located at 133-42 39th…
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