At 9:50 a.m. on Aug. 13, police responded to Parsons Boulevard and 37th Avenue, where officers discovered a male in his 60s unconscious and unresponsive.
Further investigation determined that the male was riding a bicycle northbound on Parsons Boulevard and made a left turn onto 37th Avenue. He was then struck by a private ambulette that was travelling southbound on Parsons.
The cyclist was taken to Booth Memorial Hospital via EMS, where he was pronounced dead. The NYPD’s Highway District Collision Investigation Squad will continue to investigate the incident.
The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying and locating the following suspect wanted in connection to a grand larceny.
At 4:15 p.m. on Aug. 11, in front of 142-41 Franklin Ave., a male suspect approached a 50-year-old sitting in a wheelchair. The suspect placed his hand on the victim’s shoulder, snatched the chain from the victim’s neck and fled westbound on Franklin Avenue.
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.