GRAND LARCENY —
Police said that they are searching for two individuals who are wanted in connection with a grand larceny incident that took place on May 25 at Flushing’s Skyview Mall.
Around 6 p.m., an unidentified man approached a 17-year-old girl who worked at the mall, which is located at 40-24 College Point Blvd., and engaged her in conversation while an unidentified woman removed the victim’s purse. The purse contained credit cards and $200. The suspects fled and attempted to use the victim’s credit card to make unauthorized purchases at various locations.
The first suspect is described as a five-foot-10-inch to six-inch black man who weighs approximately 180 to 200 pounds. He had a close-cut haircut and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a red jacket and red pants. The other suspect was described as a five-foot-five-inch black woman with a medium build, black hair and brown eyes who was last seen wearing a black shirt and red pants.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual who is wanted in connection with an assault that took place at a subway station in Flushing on June 9.
Around 5:11 p.m., a man punched a 14-year-old boy in the face as they walked down the stairs of the Main Street 7 train’s subway station. No words were exchanged between the victim and the individual prior to the assault. The victim suffered pain and swelling to the face and was treated at Flushing Hospital. The suspect fled the scene on foot on Roosevelt Avenue.
The individual is described as a five-foot-seven-inch black man who is believed to be in his 20s. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a beige shirt, beige pants and black sneakers. He was carrying a black and gray backpack.