Arrest Made In Connection With Rego Park Muggings
Police at the 110th Precinct in Flushing announced on January 21 that they are holding Brian Rodgriguez, 33, and have charged him with Robbery 2 for two muggings. The attacks both took place in Rego Park, one on January 9 and the other on January 13. The victims have been females walking alone at night. The attacker punched and knocked down the victims and then took their wallets and electronics. The muggings have taken place over the past two weeks and the suspect may be involved in as many as ten other robberies in three precincts. His accomplice is still at large.