114th Precinct Crime Watch
Hunt Purse Snatcher
Police at the 114th Precinct are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a suspect sought in connection with a May 13 grand larceny purse snatching that occurred in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City.
Police last week released a photo of the suspect, who was captured by surveillance video fleeing the scene of the larceny.
Cops said the suspect walked into the FL Young Discount Store at 39-24 24th St. at about 4 p.m. on May 13, where he grabbed the victim’s purse that contained cash and credit cards and fled the scene.
The suspect is described as a black male, 20-30 years old and approximately 225 to 250 pounds with black, “buzz-cut” hair. He was wearing a red hoodie and tan pants at the time of the incident, police said.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.
Hunt Queensbridge Shooters
Queens detectives are searching for two gunmen and a female accomplice in two separate shootings near the Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City.
Cops are seeking information on a gunman and his female accomplice in connection with a shooting on May 28 at Vernon Boulevard and 41st Avenue.
Police sources said the woman was spotted leaving a building at 40-05 Vernon Blvd. shortly after the shooting. The woman fled in a dark SUV that was parked nearby the housing project, the sources said.
Cops are also searching for a gunman who shot and wounded two men near the Queensbridge Houses on the night of June 17.
Police said the gunman fired several times outside a building on Vernon Boulevard and 41st Avenue, striking a 40-year-old man in the foot and a 32-year-old man in the cheek.
The gunman fled in an unknown direction following the shootings.
Anyone with information on the three suspects is urged to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.
The Hotline is offering a $2,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.