2018-06-06 / Front Page

Hunt Suspect In Traffic Agent Assault

By Liz Goff
Police are searching for a suspect who attacked an NYPD traffic agent on May 29th.

Cops said the 46-year-old traffic agent was walking on Roosevelt Avenue in Elmhurst at about 3:30 p.m. on May 29th, when a stranger grabbed him from behind in the unprovoked attack.

The man tripped the traffic agent and repeatedly kicked and punched him before running from the scene, police said.

The suspect was wearing a white Nike T-shirt and black sweat pants at the time of the attack.

Anyone with information is urged to call the CrimeStoppers HOTLINE AT 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

–Liz Goff

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