110th Pct.: Robbery & Homicide

ROBBERY – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the following suspect wanted in connection with a commercial robbery within the confines of the 110th Precinct.

At 2:30 a.m. on Dec. 15, the suspect entered ATN Financial Services, a check-cashing business located at 94-72 Corona Ave., Corona, and squirted lighter fluid throughout the location. The suspect displayed a lighter and demanded cash. The employee at the location complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries were reported at this incident.

A surveillance video of the suspect and the incident is available online.

HOMICIDE – At 5:52 a.m. on Dec. 21, in front of 96-06 Roosevelt Ave., Corona, police responded to a call of a man stabbed. Upon arrival, police observed the victim, identified as Furman Herrera-Martinez, of Corona, unconscious and unresponsive with stab wounds to the chest and arm. EMS responded and transported the victim to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.