2011-10-26 / Features

114th Precinct Crime Watch


Happy Ending For Missing Woman

Police officials are sending kudos to cops at the 114th Precinct who last week located a missing Astoria woman.

Police issued a Silver Alert on October 14, for Mabel Jones, 89, after she was reported missing from her residence on 34th Avenue.

Cops said Jones had last been seen at her residence at about 7 p.m. on October 13 and had vanished when a friend stopped by to visit her on October 15.

Police at the Astoria Boulevard stationhouse released a photo of Jones and hit the streets in search of the missing woman. Cops found Jones, unharmed, on October 16 and returned her to her residence, authorities said.

Hunt Suspect In Deliveryman Robbery

Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a suspect in connection with the August 26 robbery of a food deliveryman.

Cops said the bandit, dressed in a black tee-shirt and camouflage shorts, approached a 21-year-old food deliveryman on Main Avenue near 8th Street at about 10 p.m. on August 26.

The suspect threatened the victim with a raised fist, rifled through the man’s pockets, swiped $120 cash and fled on a bicycle.

The suspect is described as Hispanic, 25-30 years old, with black hair and a medium build.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.


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