108th Pct.: Assault

ASSAULT – The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of an individual wanted for questioning in connection to an assault.

At approximately 12:10 a.m. on June 21, the victim, Roberto Martires, 56, was punched in the face by an unknown person in front of 69-04 Roosevelt Ave. The victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead on June 24.

The individual wanted for questioning is a Hispanic male, early to mid-twenties, with facial hair.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-tips, visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637(CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls are confidential.